Study finds flame retardants in baby products

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Environmental Science & Technology recently published a study that found flame retardants in four out of five baby products, including nursing pillows, changing pads and car seats.

The academic journal, edited by University of Iowa Professor and CGRER co-founder Jerald Schnoor, did not identify the products tested by brand.  However, researchers tested 101 widely-used items and found that 80% of them contained flammable material. Continue reading