From: "Secretary, ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety" <secretary**At_Symbol_Here**DCHAS.ORG>
Subject: [DCHAS-L] U.S. EPA Identifies Safer Alternatives for Flame Retardant Chemicals
Date: Sat, 14 Jun 2014 18:35:41 -0400
Reply-To: DCHAS-L <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU>
EPA today announced the release of a final report on alternatives to the flame retardant HBCD and an updated draft alternatives assessment report on flame retardants used in flexible polyurethane foam. These alternatives were identified through EPA's Design for the Environment (DfE) Alternatives Assessment Program.
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