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Oct 08, 2013, 16:55 ET

Toxic Chemical Flame Retardants in Building Insulation: Historic Bill May Reduce Harmful Exposures

Californians for Toxic Free Fire Safety Respond  Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law AB 127, which for the first time, directs the...

Mar 26, 2013, 19:29 ET

Toxic Flame Retardant Chemicals - Not Necessary for Fire Safety, says Californians for Toxic Free Fire Safety

Today, the Bureau of Electronic and Appliance Repair, Home Furnishings and Thermal Insulation (BEARHFTI) held a public hearing to hear comments on...

Feb 08, 2013, 13:07 ET

Toxic Flame Retardant Chemicals: California's Governor Brown's Fire Safety Regulation Unveiled

 Consumers, environmental health advocates, health professionals, and firefighters applauded Governor Jerry Brown's new fire safety regulation...

Jun 27, 2012, 12:23 ET

California State Legislators Hear from Scientists, Firefighters, Businessmen, and Environmental Health Advocates: Please Protect Us from Toxic Flame Retardants!

Firefighters in uniform testified about cancers among them they suspect of being triggered in part by toxic flame retardant chemicals. Scientists...

May 07, 2012, 09:15 ET

Chicago Tribune Investigation Reveals Deceptive Chemical Industry Tactics Promoting Toxic Flame Retardant Chemicals

Californians For Toxic Free Fire Safety Respond A ChicagoTribune investigation reveals that corporations making halogenated flame retardant...