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April 14, 2014 | Case

Defending Improved Furniture Flammability Standard

A coalition of fire safety and health groups, represented by Earthjustice, has intervened to support the recently updated California furniture flammability regulations, which have been challenged by the major chemical manufacturer Chemtura.

March 13, 2014 | Audio

Lifting the Secrecy Around Chemical Safety

Attorney Marianne Engelman Lado discusses Earthjustice's work to fix our nation's broken toxics regulatory system and to lift the secrecy around chemical safety.

November 26, 2013 | Blog Post

Calif. Ends Rule That Poisoned Us with Flame Retardants

Chemical flame retardants, which are present in a wide array of household products, have been linked to cancer and developmental, neurological and reproductive problems. And chances are, if you are sitting on a padded chair or couch, it contains these noxious chemicals.

April 16, 2013 | Blog Post

Outdated Toxics Law Exposes Americans to Many Chemicals

Just sitting on a couch can accelerate the release of flame retardant chemicals, which are harmful to human health. And no one should think they are safe from these chemicals—a CDC test analyzing blood samples from 2003 and 2004, finding that 97 percent of Americans carry flame retardants in their blood.

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