Flame Retardant Dilemma Symposium – February 11, 2011

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Event: Flame Retardant Dilemma Symposium
Date & Time: Friday, February 11, 2011 – 08:30 – 16:00
Location: 150 University Hall, Berkeley, California

01Arlene Blum, Ph.D., Visiting Scholar, Dept. of Chemistry, UC Berkeley
Flame retardants in consumer products: Do the benefits justify the hazard?

02Ami Zota, Sc.D., M.S. Postdoctoral Scholar, Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment, UCSF
Halogenated flame retardants: Human exposure and epidemiology

03Peter Brigham, Founding Director, Federation of Burn Foundations
The burn community and fire retardant chemicals

04Sue Chiang, M.P.H., M.P.P., Pollution Prevention Program Director, Center for Environmental Health
Environmental health, flame retardants and the development of national standards for electronic products under EPEAT

05Michael Kirschner, Design Chain Associates
Status of the California Green Chemistry Initiative’s Safer Consumer Product Alternatives regulation