Alternatives To PBDE Toxic Flame Retardants: Volume 2

This is a report that summarizes the toxicological information for alternatives to pentaBDE.

Volume 1 contains the purpose and scope of the assessment, a description of the general characteristics of flame retardants, a general overview of exposure pathways and routes for flame retardants used in flexible polyurethane foam and the results of the assessments of 14 formulations of flame-retardant products most likely to replace commercially available pentabromodiphenyl ether (pentaBDE).

This volume, Volume 2, contains the detailed chemical hazard reviews that serve as the basis for the summary assessments in section 4 of volume 1. An overview of this report is provided in the Flame-Retardant Alternatives for Furniture Foam Fact Sheet PDF"

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