Tag Archives: chemical flame retardants

‘Tis the Season to be SHOPPING! A Photojournalist’s Day in the Life of the CEH Research Team

Black Friday has come and passed, and this year I made absolutely no effort to get out there and wait in line for my own personal wants and desires.  And with me, when a deal hits the shelves that looks appetizing, my mouth waters at the prospect of saving money. But I didn’t need to [...]

Flame Retardants in Baby Products: CEH’s Mary Brune featured in SF Chronicle

“Eighty percent of baby products—from car seats to nursing pillows and portable cribs—contain flame retardants that are untested or known to be toxic”, according to a new study published in Environmental Science and Technology on Wednesday. The study, led by Duke University researcher Heather Stapleton and colleagues, collected and tested foam from 101 baby products, [...]