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Anchorage Assembly Approves Landmark Ban on Flame Retardants in Consumer Products

Four classes of ineffective, toxic flame retardant chemicals are banned from furniture, mattresses, and juvenile products Persistence of ACAT's supporters and partners invaluable in winning this protection for  firefighters' and children's health With a unanimous vote, the Anchorage Assembly passed  Assembly Ordinance 2019-15(S), which prohibits certain consumer products containing flame retardant chemicals, at the March

Protect our children, firefighters, and families from toxic flame retardants!

Let's get the Toxic-Free Children Ordinance past the finish line! While fire safety is critical, the flame retardant chemicals used in children’s toys and upholstered furniture cause more harm than good. The class of flame retardant chemicals are ineffective, make fires more dangerous, and are harmful to our health. Many of these chemicals are not

Alaska Fire Chiefs Association Opposed to Ineffective, Toxic Flame Retardants

Firefighters join movement to ban organohalogen flame retardants from household goods to protect health of firefighters and children ACAT is working hard to make Alaska safer by eliminating organohalogen flame retardants from kids' toys, furniture, upholstery and more. For one thing, they provide no fire safety benefit so there's no reason for them to be