Calif. names 3 "priority" toxic substances that may be banned from consumer products

The California Department of Toxic Substances Control has named the flame retardant TDCPP in children's nap mats, diisocyanates in spray polyurethane foam and methylene chloride in paint strippers and hard surface cleaners as the initial three "priority products" to be considered for elimination under the state's Safer Consumer Products regulations. Manufacturers using the substances have until late 2016 to replace them or the state could ban their products or require warning labels.

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