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Flame Retardants Hearing
June 12, 2012
Time: 1:30 pm
Location: Room 444 (tentative) of the CA State Capitol
Join PSR-LA and a unique coalition of health advocates, fire fighters, scientists, businesses and manufacturers, environmentalists, and fire safety experts at this June 12th informational hearing on flame retardants, held by the California Assembly Committee on Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials.
“An examination of the effectiveness of California’s furniture flammability standards and of the environmental and human health impacts of flame retardant chemicals”
Contact Ana Mascareñas, email@example.com, (213) 689-9170 if you plan on attending this hearing, and learn more about the health and environmental impacts of chemicals marketed as flame retardants.
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