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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  • State Bill Seeks to Shine Light on Chemicals in Cleaning Products
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  • California seeks to remove toxic chemicals from consumer goods
    California took steps to reduce the toxins found in children's sleeping products and home and building supplies on Thursday, when regulators announced they would begin asking manufacturers to eliminate chemicals known to cause cancer and other illnesses.
    03/12/2014 - 11:02 pm | View Link
  • California Adopts New Furniture Flammability Standards; Hundreds of Companies Are Named in Prop 65 Lawsuits for Using Certain Flame Retardants
    The adoption of the amendments coincides with recent media coverage and publicity concerning chemical flame retardants, which involved the release of a documentary entitled, “Toxic Hot Seat ... Two other chemicals listed under Proposition 65 are ...
    01/16/2014 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Final California green chemistry regulation approved
    The California Department of Toxic Substances Control has finalized the California Safer Consumer Products Regulation ... DTSC's identification of "Candidate Chemicals"; (2) DTSC's identification of "Priority Products" containing those Candidate Chemicals ...
    09/18/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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