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Focus on Flame Retardants

Publication number Date Published
15-04-008January 2015
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Author(s) Wineke, Andrew
Description Flame retardants are chemicals used in a wide variety of products, including foam, plastics and textiles. Flame retardants are added to products to meet flammability standards and are intended to slow the spread of a fire and provide additional escape time. Over time, concerns have increased about the potential negative effects of many flame retardants on human health and the environment.
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Keywords children's products, flame retardants, Legisative Report, recommendations, Children's Safe Product Act
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