US Consumer Product Safety Commission warns consumers: avoid furniture, kids’ products, mattresses, and electronics containing toxic flame retardant chemicals
Washington, DC – The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) today published a warning to consumers, especially pregnant women and young children, to avoid kids’ products, electronics, mattresses, and home furniture that contain certain flame retardant chemicals, known as organohalogens.
Today Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, announced an updated Sustainable Chemistry policy to eliminate toxic chemicals in thousands of products such as household cleaners, cosmetics and skincare items, and infant products.
A new study released today finds TVs could be bad for your health in an unexpected way: TVs contain toxic flame retardant chemicals that can contaminate homes.
Consumer electronics at a store near you may soon be free of certain hazardous chemicals. Best Buy is the latest retailer to announce progress in tackling toxic chemicals in products in recent months.