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Good News on Flame Retardant December 21, 2009

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tiffany C @ 11:18 AM

A particularly nasty flame retardant called decabromodiphenyl ether (decaBDE), is being phased out by 2014.  This flame retardant is found in electronics, cars, furniture and a number of other places.  Many flame retardants are a group of chemical that are known to be toxic and are winding up in breast milk.   We don’t as of yet understand all the far-reaching effects of these chemicals, but studies do show this and other chemicals like it have neurological and reproductive consequences.  I’m posting a link to the story I came across.

Toxic Flame Retardant

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