Flame-retardant Monitoring May Require Repeated Tests

Many consumer products, including electronics, contain flame-retardant chemicals that slow or prevent fire from starting or growing. In the workplace, employees may be exposed while manufacturing or recycling consumer products that contain flame-retardant chemicals. Monitoring and preventing exposure is critical since workplace exposure to some of these chemicals is linked to an increased risk for hormonal, immune, and reproductive disorders. Read more about JPB Senior Fellow Diana Ceballos‘s research and her last paper: “Flame-retardant Monitoring May Require Repeated Tests.” Published Feb. 2019