Flame Retardant Applications in Camping Tents and Potential Exposure

  title={Flame Retardant Applications in Camping Tents and
Potential Exposure},
  author={Alexander S. Keller and Nikhilesh P. Raju and Thomas F. Webster and Heather M Stapleton},
  booktitle={Environmental science & technology letters},
Concern has mounted over health effects caused by exposure to flame retardant additives used in consumer products. Significant research efforts have focused particularly on exposure to polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) used in furniture and electronic applications. However, little attention has focused on applications in textiles, particularly textiles meeting a flammability standard known as CPAI-84. In this study, we investigated flame retardant applications in camping tents that met… CONTINUE READING
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