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2014-06-30 15:01:16

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have discovered a widely distributed group of marine bacteria that produce compounds nearly identical to toxic man-made fire retardants.

2014-06-17 12:28:27

Kaiser Decision to Stop Purchasing Furniture with Flame Retardants Based on Products No Longer on Market WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The North American Flame

Hazardous Flame Retardants Found In Preschool, Childcare Settings
2014-05-16 03:51:20

A new study of preschools and day care centers finds that flame retardants are prevalent indoors, potentially exposing young children to chemicals known to be hazardous.

2014-05-15 11:27:07

A new study of preschools and day care centers finds that flame retardants are prevalent indoors, potentially exposing young children to chemicals known to be hazardous.

2012-11-15 11:34:48

Prenatal and childhood exposure to flame retardant compounds are linked to poorer attention, fine motor coordination and IQ in school-aged children.

2012-05-23 17:20:18

A Duke University-led study of North Carolina toddlers suggests that exposure to potentially toxic flame-retardant chemicals may be higher in nonwhite toddlers than in white toddlers.

Flame Retardants Linked To Lower Birth Weight
2011-08-31 09:05:39

Exposure during pregnancy to flame retardant chemicals commonly found in the home is linked to lower birthweight babies.

2011-08-10 20:38:24

A new study finds that pregnant women in Northern California have the highest PBDE flame retardant exposures reported to date among pregnant women worldwide.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.