29 Sep '11, 12pm

Are Flame Retardants Safe? Growing Evidence Says ‘No’ by Elizabeth Grossman: Yale Environment 360

Are Flame Retardants Safe? Growing Evidence Says ‘No’ New studies have underscored the potentially harmful health effects of flame retardants, used in everything from baby blankets to carpets. Health experts are now calling for more aggressive action to limit these chemicals, including cutting back on highly flammable, petroleum-based materials used in many consumer products. by elizabeth grossman Over the past 40 years, a class of chemicals with the tongue-twisting name of halogenated flame retardants has permeated the lives of people throughout the industrialized world. These synthetic chemicals — used in electronics, upholstery, carpets, textiles, insulation, vehicle and airplane parts, children’s clothes and strollers, and many other products — have proven very effective at making petroleum-based materials resist fire. Yet many of these compounds have also turned out t...

Full article: http://e360.yale.edu/feature/pbdes_are_flame_retardants_s...

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