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Fire Safety Without Toxic Chemicals

Expert BlogAvinash Kar
Flame retardant chemicals have been linked to a variety of adverse health effects, including impaired brain development, reproductive problems, and cancers. Firefighters and children face especially high exposures and risks.

A Success Story: Getting Toxic Flame Retardant Chemicals Out

Expert BlogAvinash Kar
When Governor Brown entered office eight years ago, he took action to fix the regulation that was driving the use of pounds of toxic flame retardant chemicals in couches in California, across the country, and even into Canada. With his…