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Flaming Mad About Risky Chemicals in Baby Products

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In a paper published last month, Duke University researcher Heather Stapleton and colleagues collected and tested foam from 101 baby products, including changing table pads, nursing pillows, car seats, and others. The research for the first time analyzed baby products for the presence of chemical flame retardants, including chemicals that are banned, known to be…

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Stop Toxic Flame Retardants in Baby Products

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Most most baby carriers, car seats, portable cribs, and other baby products contain untested synthetic flame retardants that pose serious health risks.  These flame retardants are unsafe and unnecessary! Urge Gov. Brown:  Take Action against Risky, Untested Flame Retardant Chemicals!

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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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