The documentary "Toxic Hot Seat" reveals the toxic truth about flame retardant chemicals as well as disturbing facts that many are not aware of. http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2014/07/19/flame-retardant-toxic-hot-seat-documentary.aspx
Pregnant women should beware of polybrominated diphenyl ethers or PBDEs, which are dangerous chemicals similar to PCBs that are found in mattresses. http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2011/10/19/why-do-nearly-all-pregnant-women--have-banned-chemicals-in-their-bodies.aspx
FDA Allows Flame Retardant in Your Mountain Dew? Yes and It's Labeled BVO Brominated Vegetable Oil. There’s flame retardant in your Mountain Dew. That soda with the lime-green hue (and other citrus-flavored bubbly pops) won’t keep your insides fireproof, but it does contain brominated vegetable oil, a patented flame retardant for plastics that has been banned in foods throughout Europe and in Japan.
Fire Fighters are so much more at risk ! Flame-retardant chemicals have been linked to serious health risks -- here are eight facts that might shock you more. http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2013/12/11/8-flame-retardant-facts.aspx
Why use Flame Retardant Masterbatch? Check out the full project Flame retardant masterbatch (with halogen for example) has a strong "eat color" ability.General plastic products as without flame retardant masterbatch adding ratio is 1%-2% And once with flame retardant masterbatch to reach same color add ratio need be enlarged several times sometimes is 5 times. As many plastics are inherently flammable measures must be taken to increase their safety in applications where there is the risk of…
Firefighters have higher rates of cancer than the general population because of exposure to flame-retardant chemicals. http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2016/05/10/firefighters-flame-retardants-exposure.aspx