Chlorinated Tris, a flame-retardant chemical banned from children's pajamas in the 1970s, has just been added to California's official list of cancer-causing agents, reports California Watch's Susanne Rust. The chemical has been increasingly used in furniture foam, and is currently the most common flame retardant used in furniture and baby products in the US, Rust says. Experts say the listing should result in labeling changes to products containing high levels of chlorinated Tris.
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