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2014-10-22 23:02:41

United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) designates Exolit® OP 560 Flame Retardant more environmentally friendly than traditional flame retardant for polyurethane foams.

Gymnast Exposure To Flame Retardants
2013-11-14 08:55:38

Gymnasts are more often exposed to potentially harmful flame-retardants than most people, according to a new study.

Is Your Couch Harboring Dangerous Toxins
2012-11-28 13:42:59

Over half of couches in homes have potentially toxic or chemical flame retardants, according to a study published in the Environmental Science & Technology journal.

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.

2011-05-04 09:18:00

Africa pushes developed countries to stop the export of toxic flame retardant wastes that can cause nervous system damage in infants and toddlers New IPEN study highlights the presence of toxic flame retardants in carpet pads commonly sold to consumers in the USA and other countries GENEVA, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 53 countries of the African group, led by Kenya, pushed developed countries to ensure that wastes containing toxic flame retardants are not exported to Africa.

2011-04-28 08:25:00

New study reveals dangerous chemicals in carpet padding Obsolete California regulation to blame NEW YORK, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the first public study of its kind, a type of foam carpet pad commonly sold in the USA was demonstrated to contain flame retardant chemicals that raise concerns about human health.

2011-04-25 09:27:00

Carpet pads commonly sold to consumers in the USA and other developed countries contain dangerous chemicals that can cause nervous system damage, particularly in infants and toddlers. GENEVA, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the first publicly available study of its kind, a type of foam carpet pad commonly sold in the USA and other developed countries was demonstrated to contain levels of flame retardant chemicals that raise concerns about human health.

2010-08-10 07:00:00

PBDE Flame Retardants and Triclosan Found in Tests Conducted for the Food Rights Network (FRN) FRN Will Provide Test Results to the Public Utilities Commissioners at a City Hall Meeting, 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, August 10, 2010 SAN FRANCISCO, Aug.


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