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At the same time, recent studies suggest that the chemicals may not effectively reduce the flammability of treated products.
The findings echo those of a 2011 UC Berkeley study authored by Arlene Blum, a Healthy Child Healthy World Advisory Board member, which found that 36% of 101 baby products tested positive for Tris. Europe ; these chemicals are linked to cancer,
Detectable in the blood of 97 percent of Americans, the chemicals have been linked to a range of complications, including disrupted thyroid function in pregnant women. There has been concern that would disrupt their developing babies' thyroids, too,
Taipei, Oct. 31 (CNA) Several scholars asked the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) Monday to improve control of a class of toxic environmental hormones that they said are widely used as fire-retardants and have contaminated major rivers
Exposure during pregnancy to flame retardant chemicals commonly found in homes is linked to low birth weight in newborns, U.S. researchers say. Kim Harley, adjunct assistant professor and associate director of the Center for Environmental Research
There are plenty toxins and other caustic chemicals known to the state of California to cause birth defects and other problems for expectant mothers and their unborn children. So how are polybrominated diphenyl ethers -- a flame retardant banned
Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants were detected in every office tested.
Mexican-American children living in California are considerably higher than in Mexican children who live across the border, researchers from the Center for Environmental Research and Children's Health at the University of California, Berkeley,
Steve Milloy Sunday, April 17, 2011 While flame retardants work silently to safeguard the public and fire fighters and reduce injuries and property damage from fires , the junk science mob is noisily working to have them banned for no good reason.
Kids Researchers Say Children May Be Exposed to Chemicals Through Dust and Food WebMD Health News Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD April 15, 2011 -- Children in California have high levels of flame-retardant chemicals in their bodies, and they appear