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Chemicals that cost more lives than they save

It’s like straining at a gnat but swallowing a flame-retardant couch. If a piece of furniture that has been treated with flame retardant chemicals catches fire, it will give off much higher levels of deadly carbon monoxide, soot, and smoke. … Continue reading

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Cancer in your couch cushions:

Most manufacturers buy foam padding from a vendor who bought the chemicals to treat the foam from another vendor. But the name of what chemical they use is either proprietary or conveniently lost from the records. Over half of the … Continue reading

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