toxins en WA Toxics Coalition again seeking ban on flame retardant Tris <p>Five years ago, Washington became the <a href="">first state in the nation</a> to ban a class of toxic flame retardants known as PBDEs.</p><p>Now, evidence is mounting that a widely-used alternative is just as toxic.</p><p>A <a href=";bill=1294#videos">new bill</a> before lawmakers in Olympia would ban the flame retardant called Tris from children’s products and household furniture.</p> Thu, 07 Feb 2013 01:14:09 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 7752 at