Kaiser Permanente Pledges To Stop Buying Flame-Retardant Furniture

Posted by Mike Confino, June 16, 2014

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The push to rid our bodies and the environment of toxic flame retardants just got a powerful boost from a major health care system, according to experts.

Kaiser Permanente, the largest U.S. nonprofit health management organization, announced Tuesday it will stop buying furniture treated with the chemicals, still common in homes, offices and child care centers throughout the U.S. Flame retardants have been linked to cancer, reproductive disorders and brain damage in children, among other ills.

via Kaiser Permanente Pledges To Stop Buying Flame-Retardant Furniture.

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