The Truth about Flame Retardants
Critics of flame retardants often base their arguments on misinformation and inaccuracies rather than fact. The scientific record is clear: flame retardants can help stop or slow the spread of fire. Research shows that families are safer, and lives are saved, because of comprehensive fire-safety measures that include flame retardants. At the same time, flame retardants are subject to rigorous review by the EPA.