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Flame Retardants Refuse to Burn Out

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 03.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

Think the flame retardant Tris is a thing of the past? Think again. Last week the Washington Toxics Coalition and Safer States released a study that found 80 percent of new baby and children's products tested positive for chlorinated Tris (TDCPP).

Toxic Flame Retardants Rampant in Baby Products, New Study Finds

Robyn Griggs Lawrence | Posted 07.19.2011 | Green
Robyn Griggs Lawrence

Volunteers submitted cubic-inch pieces of polyurethane foam cut from 101 baby products to a Duke University research laboratory. More than 80 percent of the samples contained hazardous or untested chemical flame retardants.