Major retailers urge reform of furniture flammability rules

Rules that put toxic flame retardant chemicals into British homes must be changed, retailers have said at a House of Commons committee hearing, in which MPs attacked the flame retardant industry over allegations of “covert lobbying” and suppressing academic criticism.

by Gareth Simkins

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