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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

When Your Mattress Makes You Sick . . .

The sad story of the "Mattress from Hell" and how you can avoid a similar fate (for you and other Alaskans) Long-time ACAT supporter Mei Mei Evans recently shared her story of the "Mattress from Hell": "Six months ago, a new acquaintance mentioned that she worked in a mattress store and that it was usual