Science Daily have just published a new article about the use of "new" flame retardants. The old chemicals (PBDEs) have been swapped out with organophosphate flame retardants in many products, but they have proven to be just as dangerous.
"It's disheartening that after years of health harm to our children from PBDE flame retardants, the most widely used replacements appear to be just as bad," said Dr. Arlene Blum, Executive Director of the Green Science Policy Institute. "To protect future generations, manufacturers can and must stop the cycle of toxic substitutions and avoid unneeded flame retardants altogether."
Read the full article here - https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/10/191022080726.htm