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Article Date: 06/25/2012
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California to Revisit Flame-Retardants and TB-117
California Governor Jerry Brown (D) June 18 directed revision of regulations involving flame retardants, specifically pointing to concerns related to upholstered furniture. The state’s bureau of Electronic and Appliance Repair, Home Furnishings and Thermal Insulation will update Technical Bulletin 117 (TB-117) “to reflect modern manufacturing methods that can lower the use of harmful chemicals.” The state will hold workshops, solicit public comments and perform an administrative review.
The move is in response to increasing and likely orchestrated attention to the chemicals ... Log in to view full article.