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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  • California seeks to remove toxic chemicals from consumer goods
    California ... new chemicals policies aimed at pressuring manufacturers to eliminate harmful toxins. Contact Heather Somerville at 510-208-6413. Follow her at Twitter.com/heathersomervil. safer consumer products What it is: A program to identify toxic ...
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