Environment Council of Rhode Island

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Flame Retardants in Furniture and Children's Products

General Bill Info

Legislative Topic: 
Health
Bill Year: 
2017
Brief Bill Description: 

Prohibits the use of an entire family of chemicals called phthalates, which are know endocrine disruptors and can cause other health issues, from being used in flame retardants that are applied to furniture and children's products.

Legislative Activity Type: 
Bill

ECRI Position

ECRI Pro/Con: 
Support
Leg Agenda/Priority: 
Legislative Agenda