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New pollutants: Flame retardants detected in peregrine falcon eggs

Flame Retardants Detected in Peregrine Falcon Eggs

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Arlene Blum’s Crusade Against Toxic Couches

One woman’s crusade to rid our lives of flame-retardant chemicals.

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Should Americans Fear Their Furniture?

James Redford and Kirby Walker on their HBO documentary “Toxic Hot Seat” and the carcinogenic flame retardants found in many furnishings.

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Nouvelle Legende® Flame Retardant Quilted Oven Mitts (2-Pack) By Nouvelle Legend

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Worth Reading for your health! #The documentary "Toxic Hot Seat" reveals the toxic truth about flame retardant chemicals as well as disturbing facts that many are not aware of. http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2014/07/19/flame-retardant-toxic-hot-seat-documentary.aspx

Did you know that flame retardants were the brain-child of the tobacco industry? Or that dryer lint contains especially large amounts of flame retardants? Or that a typical American baby is born with the highest recorded concentrations of flame retardants among infants in the world? Find out more disturbing info about flame retardants here.

Pregnant women should beware of polybrominated diphenyl ethers or PBDEs, which are dangerous chemicals similar to PCBs that are found in mattresses. http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2011/10/19/why-do-nearly-all-pregnant-women--have-banned-chemicals-in-their-bodies.aspx