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Aug 24, 2016 ... Later on it was found that these flame retardants could migrate out of the ... There are concerns about endocrine disruption and neurotoxic...
Jan 23, 2015 ... New safety regulations allow upholstered furniture to be made without flame retardants, but consumers may find it difficult to tell whether a...
Mar 30, 2016 ... The flammability standard applied to the foam in couch cushions and other ... know that flame retardants can make living things infertile, impotent, stunted, ... Repeated attempts to curtail toxic flame retardants in furniture foam failed. ... Unfortunately, these couches' end-of-life questions are far from resolved...
... (such as furniture and building insulation) to meet flammability standards. ... They may be mixed with the base material (additive flame retardants) or ... When products with flame retardants reach the end of their usable life, they are typically recycled, incinerated, or landfilled. ... Paul F. Rosenfeld, in Toxic Legacy, 2007.
Sep 20, 2017 ... As one resident put it, we get the [short] end of the stick. ... We have not given up on reversing our toxic legacy. ... We can learn from the longterm harm of PCBs, to greatly reduce the use of ... Aerial fire retardants: It's raining red ... Products · Electronics Standards · Flame Retardants · Furniture · Health &...
Jan 4, 2014 ... Arlene Blum was trekking in the Himalayas when new regulations to reduce the pervasiveness of flame retardants hit the books on Jan.
Children's Toxic Legacy, which won the American Association Publisher's competition as best scholarly ..... and buildings reach the end of their useful life, they are buried or incinerated ..... EPA may predict the behavior and effect of compounds based upon .... of flame-retardant chemicals to furniture foam or home insulation.
TOXIC HOT SEAT takes an in-depth look at a nexus of money, politics and power and ... that has left a toxic legacy in America's homes and bodies for nearly 40 years. ... To streamline operations, furniture makers opted to use the fire-retardant ... flame retardants and other chemicals in her body that could harm her health.
New Study: Removing Flame Retardants from Nap Mats Reduces Kids' ... (Seattle, WA) Removing chemical flame retardants from foam nap mats in childcare centers can lower ... Posted in Press Release Leave a comment ..... and home furniture that contain certain flame retardant chemicals, known as organohalogens.
Dec 4, 2015 ... Leading furniture makers appear to be phasing out their use of toxic flame retardants in ... including the Minnesota-based public health coalition Healthy Legacy. ... That means their carpet pads may contain banned flame-retardant .... For a list of all donors by category, see our most recent Year End Report.