“Flame Out” Panel at the Commonwealth Club

Event: “Flame Out” Panel
Date and time: Oct 26, 2015, 6:30pm
Location:  The Commonwealth Club, 555 Post Street, San Francisco CA.

At this event:

      • Arlene Blum, Executive Director, Green Science Policy Institute, will speak on a panel about fire safety standards and flame retardants in furniture.
      • Panelists are:
          Arlene Blum, Executive Director, Green Science Policy Institute
          Mark Leno, California State Senator
          James Redford, Director, Toxic Hot Seat
          John Olech, Director of Global Partner Operations, Crate and Barrel
          Greg Dalton, Founder and Host, Climate One (Moderator)

Event description:
What chemicals might be migrating into your body when you are vegging on the couch watching TV? A new California law allows furniture manufacturers to meet fire safety standards without toxic chemicals. But labels are often confusing, and even the most conscientious retailers and consumers can be misled. Join us for a program to explain what might be lurking in your couch or your closet and what to look for as an informed consumer.