Flame-Extinguishing Product Not Gaining Traction In CaliforniaA Dutch company has come up with a way to potentially extinguish wildfires in record time. It's environmentally friendly, too, but the promising product is proving to be a tough sell in the U.S.
Flame Retardant Chemicals Linked To Lower IQs In KidsFlame retardants in sofas and many other consumer products can harm children's intelligence, according to a recent study.
California Kids Have Higher Levels Of Flame Retardant Chemicals In Bodies Than East CoastersChildren in California have twice the levels of flame retardants chemicals in their bodies as kids on the East Coast, and the likely culprit is the state's standards on flame retardants.
Feds Blamed For Exposing Kids To "Cancer-Causing" Car Seat ChemicalsA recent KPIX investigation repeatedly uncovered concerning, even cancer causing, chemicals in a majority of the car seats tested, and many blame the federal government.
ConsumerWatch: Health Expert Warns Of Toxic Chemical In California Baby ProductsMany parents who wouldn’t dream of exposing their babies to toxic chemicals may inadvertently be doing just that by purchasing nursing pillows and car seats that conform to California’s current flammability standard, according to Arlene Blum.
ConsumerWatch: Oakland Group Finds Banned Flame Retardant In Baby ProductsA cancer-causing chemical banned more than three decades ago is turning up in baby products found nationwide.