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Toxic Chemicals in Furniture Linked to Cancer and Other Health Risks

Many foam sofa cushions in the U.S. contain flame-retardants known to pose risks to human health, according to new peer-reviewed study released today. Researchers at Duke University and University of California found that 85% of couches contained toxic or untested flame-retardants, some of which are linked to cancer. In response, business leaders from the Sustainable...
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