Washington State Department of Health is set to evaluate six flame retardants as chemicals of high concern for children (CHCC) under the Children’s Safe Product Act.
The Department is scheduling Flame Retardant Stakeholder Advisory Committee Meetings on June 15th, August 17th and September 28th, 2018. The advisory committee will conduct further evaluations of flame retardants listed as chemicals of high concern to children. The committee will also provide advice and expertise to develop options for reducing exposure, designating and developing safer substitutes, and restricting or prohibiting the use of the six flame retardants chemicals
The six flame retardants are:
|Tris (1‑chloro-2-propyl) phosphate||13674–84‑5||TCPP|
|Bis (2‑ethylhexyl) tetrabromophthalate||26040–51‑7||TBPH|
|Bis (chloromethyl) propane‑1,3‑diyl tetrakis-(2‑chloroethyl) bis(phosphate)||38051–10‑4||V6|
|Isopropylated triphenyl phosphate||68937–41‑7||IPTPP|