A new report released today by NRDC found that some major furniture retailers are beginning to sell couches without hazardous flame retardants, in response to updates to California’s flame retardant regulations.
The well-respected research team at Duke University has created a new program that lets you test, for the first time, products in your home for toxic flame retardants.
The horizon looks a little more bright when it comes to furniture free of flame-retardants due to a new California standard. Rest assured, our work is still cut out for us on this issue, the buck doesn’t stop here.
Monday night the documentary Toxic Hot Seat premier’s on HBO at 9:00 EST — You’ll want to watch it. The film covers the story of toxic flame retardants (you know, those sneaky chemicals that are ending up in couches and children’s furniture?) and what we can do to pass meaningful laws on toxic chemicals. The […]
For most people, the only dangerous thing about your couch is the risk of spending money on a nice piece of furniture, only to have your cat shred it to pieces. But today a startling new peer reviewed study came out in Environmental Science and Technology, showing that couches across America contain high levels of […]