Open Flame Regulations and the Furniture Industry – Another Challenge

Speaker: David Panning, MS, MBA
Technical Director, Business & Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA)

Event: The Flame Retardant Dilemma and Beyond

February 12, 2016

University of California, Berkeley, California, USA…

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The Sacramento Bee: Concern grows in firefighters, others after cancer-causing flame retardants found in test subjects

30 Nov 2014

A growing body of evidence found an array of flame-retardant chemicals – many which are carcinogenic – in test participants, a potential health concern for firefighters and others exposed to the chemicals. The most recent study on flame-retardant chemicals, released in October, found the flame-retardant chemical chlorinated Tris in the blood and urine of all but one of the 16 nonsmoking adults tested in the study.…

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Healthy Buildings: Reducing the use of flame retardants and the “Six Classes” of harmful chemicals

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Speaker: Arlene Blum, PhD
Visiting Scholar, Chemistry, UC Berkeley, Green Science Policy Institute

Event: US Green Building Council presents: Healthy Buildings

April 14, 2014

Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health
700 2nd Street NE, Washington, DC 20002…

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Fire safety without harm: New California flammability standards

Speaker: Arlene Blum, PhD
Visiting Scholar, Chemistry, UC Berkeley, Green Science Policy Institute

Event: Flame Retardant Dilemma Symposium

February 14, 2014

University of California
Berkeley, CA…

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