Toxic flame retardant hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD) has been used in foam building insulation for years. A new estimate finds about 99 million pounds of it have been used in the U.S. It’s time for EPA to decide whether HBCD poses an unreasonable risk to human health or the environment.
A new study finds expecting mothers who were exposed to a flame retardant chemical may have been more likely to have a premature birth.
By Holly S. Lohuis, Jean-Michel Cousteau Ocean Futures Society When I was pregnant with my son, Gavin, I was very careful about my health: I ate only organic food, avoided alcohol, and steered clear of plastic as much as possible. I did everything in my power to ensure the health of my son. Little did […]