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The European Commission has revised the Green Public Procurement (GPP) criteria for furniture products and in its new set of criteria and Technical report, the EU is warning Member States on negative effects from flame retardants' use when choosing o...
Published on 23 Nov 2017
In the USA there is a wave of change undergoing. Maine, San Francisco and Rhode Island are halting the sale of new upholstered furniture containing flame retardants.

The state of Maine has set a precedent for the ban, which basically cover...
Published on 14 Nov 2017
On 11 November 2017 "Brains in Danger: How chemicals are poisoning future generations“ [Original title: Demain, Tous Cretins?] will premiere in France. The French documentary includes the story of flame retardants and the work carried out by Arlene B...
Published on 08 Nov 2017
A study reported EFIC as industry supporting a positive change in chemicals policies.

The 7th Environment Action Programme, adopted in 2013, mandate the European Commission to develop a strategy for a non-toxic environment by 2018. A suppor...
Published on 28 Sep 2017