Canada resists banning flame retardant

Webster, Paul
November 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/8/2005, Vol. 173 Issue 10, p1146
Academic Journal
Reports on the reluctance of the Canadian government to ban the use of brominated flame retardants (BFR). Remarks from Steven Clarkson, director of Health Canada's Environmental Contaminants Bureau; History of scientific concerns over the use and toxicity of BFR; Findings of a study reviewing human exposure levels and health of BFR.


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