TITLE

Flame retardant 'poses risks'

PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
Cabinet Maker;6/27/2003, Issue 5344, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the chemical hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD), used as a flame retardant in upholstery, poses a risk to the environment in Great Britain. HBCD's properties of persistence in the environment and its tendency to bioaccumulate.
ACCESSION #
10185816

 

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