Community Event

Building Health Initiative Lunch and Learn: Toxic Flame Retardants – What You Need To Know

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Did you know that until recently California law mandated toxic flame retardants in furniture despite controversy surrounding their actual efficacy? As of January 2014, and a new regulatory environment, healthier furniture with no-added flame retardants (FR) can be specified and purchased both commercially and residentially. Ineffective flammability standards led to widespread use of toxic FR chemicals for the past 30+ years and new California flammability standards can now be met without use of toxic chemicals, IF specified, for upholstered furniture. Information and resources for specifications/purchases to be provided.

Space is limited, register online.

Start:
Thursday, May 8, 2014 12:00 pm
End:
Thursday, May 8, 2014 1:30 pm
Venue:
USGBC-NCC Offices
Address:
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560 Mission Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA, 94105
Cost:
$10 members, $25 non-members
Event Phone:
415-659-9404
Event e-mail:
info@usgbc-ncc.org
Event URL:
www.usgbc-ncc.org/calendar/event/1414
Wheelchair Accessibility:
Please contact organizer for wheelchair accessibility information.
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