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NEWSLETTER - Flammability Tests' Digest

The Alliance for the Case for Flame Retardant Free Furniture provides you with an informative newsletter regularly presenting scientific studies and policy changes supporting the case (2016-ongoing).

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No15 Flame Retardants And Flammability Tests' Digest

ECHA recommendation for a restriction proposal, the Alliance press coverage, ANSES research programme on exposure effets of EDCs, problems with organophosphate based flame retardants, relevant scientific paper and other news in in the newsletter issue 15.

No14 Flame Retardants And Flammability Tests' Digest

The 5th Stakeholder meeting with Richard Hull, the latest development at the EU level, new scientific papers and researches on the toxicity of flame retardants for children, workers, the environment and all consumers, and other news in the newsletter issue 14.

No13 Flame Retardants And Flammability Tests' Digest

The launch of SafeFurniture website, the new scientific paper on "Flame retardants in UK furniture increase smoke toxicity more than they reduce fire growth rate", the BBC Newsnight's report on "How fire-safe is British Furniture?", the ECHA consultation on a possible restriction of OPFRs in baby products and residential furniture, and other news in in the newsletter issue 13.

No12 Flame Retardants And Flammability Tests' Digest

Arte's documentary on the risks posed by flame retardants, revised European GPP criteria and other news in in the newsletter issue 12.

No11 Flame Retardants And Flammability Tests' Digest

The European strategy for a non-toxic environment, the European Parliament debate on Fire Safety in buildings, The State of Maine banning all flame retardants in upholstered furniture and other news in the newsletter issue 11.

No10 Flame Retardants And Flammability Tests' Digest

The interface between chemicals, products and waste legislation, the Green Science Policy Institute 4 minutes video on "what can you do?" to avoid the risks linked to Flame Retardants and other news in the newsletter issue 10.

No9 Flame Retardants And Flammability Tests' Digest

The 'International Symposium on Flame Retardants', a study on the alarming high levels in dust at college dormitories and other news in the newsletter issue 9.

No8 Flame Retardants And Flammability Tests' Digest

UK revision of furniture fire safety regulations, a study on "Remarkable concentrations of brominated flame retardants in British dust", the adoption of the European regulation on the flame retardant decaBDE and other news in the newsletter issue 8.

No7 Flame Retardants And Flammability Tests' Digest

Conference call “Sex-specific Differences in the Accumulation of Brominated Flame Retardants and Thyroid Hormone Regulation in Human Placental Tissue”, Council calls on the Commission to accelerate work on chemicals legislation, Letter: Toxic fire retardants should be phased-out and other news in the newsletter issue 7.

No6 Flame Retardants And Flammability Tests' Digest

Response of the Alliance to the UK Consultation on new furniture regulation, legal complaint received, 
priority under the Circular Economy and other news in the newsletter issue 6.

No5 Flame Retardants And Flammability Tests' Digest

EFIC formal complaint against the UK and Irish regulations, the truth about flame retardants and other news in the newsletter issue 5.

No 4 Flame Retardants And Flammability Tests' Digest

Launch event and presentation of the Alliance's Policy Paper in Brussels 8 September 2016, press coverage and other news in the newsletter issue 4.