Ban the Ban

July 1977
National Review;7/22/1977, Vol. 29 Issue 28, p818
The article talks about an issue of "Consumer Reports" which focuses on the risks of products and regulations on the health and safety of consumers in the U.S. The use of Tris, a flame retardant used in children's sleepwear, was banned due to the risk of cancer from it. The report also includes discussions of the risk of cancer from saccharin and the risk of malfunctioning airbags in automobiles.


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