“Toxic Chemicals in our Couches”

Quoted from the National Resources Defence Council - http://www.nrdc.org/health/flame-retardants/toxic-couch.asp

“Toxic Chemicals in our Couches”

We know they are there, so why are they allowed to stay there?!

“The use of flame retardant chemicals in furniture is a classic example of a stupid use of a chemical: they are ineffective in preventing furniture fires and are linked to serious health effects. In fact, the chemicals can make fires more toxic by forming deadly gases and soot — real killers in most fires. Unfortunately, flame retardants surround us; they are in everything, from our curtains and carpet to our couches and other upholstered furniture.”

See the full article here – http://www.nrdc.org/health/flame-retardants/toxic-couch.asp

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