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 Adopts New Furniture Flammability Standards; Hundreds of Companies Are Named in Prop 65 Lawsuits for Using Certain Flame Retardants
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