California Seeks To Remove Toxic Chemicals From Consumer Goods

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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    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 ...
    03/24/2014 - 10:34 pm | View Link
  • California seeks to remove toxic chemicals from consumer goods
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    09/19/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Governor Orders Change in State Policy on Flame Retardants in Furniture
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