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National Health News Hand-Me-Down Hazard: Flame Retardants in Discarded Foam Products

Hand-Me-Down Hazard: Flame Retardants in Discarded Foam Products

On 1 January 2015 California implemented the first U.S. rule mandating that certain products containing polyurethane foam be labeled to identify whether they contain chemical flame retardants. Furniture industry experts predict flame-retardant-free couches, chairs, and other padded furnishings and products will be popular with consumers and large purchasers, and the new labeling law, known as SB 1019, is […]

4/13/16 at 3:07 pm     1670          Environmental Health Perspectives