Environment Council of Rhode Island

...building an ecologically healthy future in a sustainable economy

Phasing out Flame Retardants

General Bill Info

Legislative Topic: 
Health
Bill Year: 
2016
Brief Bill Description: 

legislation would phase out the use of oranohalogen flame retardant chemicals, which are linked to cancer, learning disabilities, and reproductive dysfunction, from upholstered furniture and chikdren's products.

Legislative Activity Type: 
Bill

ECRI Position

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