Tag: chemical flame retardants

‘Tis the Season to be SHOPPING! A Photojournalist’s Day in the Life of the CEH Research Team

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Black Friday has come and passed, and this year I made absolutely no effort to get out there and wait in line for my own personal wants and desires.  And with me, when a deal hits the shelves that looks appetizing, my mouth waters at the prospect of saving money. But I didn’t need to…

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Flame Retardants in Baby Products: CEH's Mary Brune featured in SF Chronicle

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“Eighty percent of baby products—from car seats to nursing pillows and portable cribs—contain flame retardants that are untested or known to be toxic”, according to a new study published in Environmental Science and Technology on Wednesday. The study, led by Duke University researcher Heather Stapleton and colleagues, collected and tested foam from 101 baby products,…

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