Old flames: The quest to ban toxic retardants heats up

The battle to end the use of toxic flame retardants in consumer products continues. As industry lobbyists sue the European Commission, fire fighters, health experts and campaigners are fighting back. Flame retardants have become a contentious issue for European lawmakers. The chemical industry behind bromine – a toxic substance that supposedly prevents burning – has … Continue reading Old flames: The quest to ban toxic retardants heats up