toxins http://kplu.org en WA Toxics Coalition again seeking ban on flame retardant Tris http://kplu.org/post/wa-toxics-coalition-again-seeking-ban-flame-retardant-tris <p>Five years ago, Washington became the <a href="http://watoxics.org/news/pressroom/press-releases/pbde-victory">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="http://apps.leg.wa.gov/billinfo/summary.aspx?year=2013&amp;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 http://kplu.org