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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

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     1455          Environmental Health Perspectives