California took steps to reduce the toxins found in furniture, mattresses and building supplies Thursday, when regulators announced they would pressure manufacturers to eliminate chemicals known to cause cancer that have long been used as fire retardants.

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  • Monsanto Stunned – California Confirms ‘Roundup’ Will Be Labeled “Cancer Causing”
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  • State Bill Seeks to Shine Light on Chemicals in Cleaning Products
    California is also in the process of implementing a broader law that aims to push manufacturers to remove the most toxic chemicals from consumer products.
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  • California senator wants clearer labels on baby furniture containing flame retardants
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    03/19/2015 - 3:07 am | View Link
  • California seeks to remove toxins from consumer goods
    In making the announcement, regulators with the California Department of Toxic Substances Control rolled out a ... requirements will pressure furniture and mattress makers to remove such chemicals from their products. And they see the California regs ...
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