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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:

Name CAS# Acronym
Triphenyl phosphate 115–86-6 TPP
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
2-ethylhexyl-2,3,4,5-tetrabromobenzoate 183658–27-7 TBB

 

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