Major New Warning: Toxic Flame Retardants

The Consumer Product Safety Commission warns consumers, especially pregnant women and children, to avoid furniture, kids’ products, electronics, and mattresses that contain certain toxic flame retardants. It’s welcome advice and follows the agency’s recommendation that these chemicals be banned in consumer products. The commission also voted to move forward with rule-making to ban the chemicals in these product categories.

While this is great news, are you left wondering what to do now?

Click here for some great tips to help you reduce your exposure until these chemicals are officially banned from consumer products. 

 

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