Cancer-linked flame retardant found in household objects

Chlorinated Tris, a flame retardant banned more than 30 years ago from being used in children's pajamas, has been found in common household objects such as furniture. The compound is considered harmful because it can cause cancer. The amount of chlorinated Tris used per year in the U.S. is estimated at anywhere from 10 million to 50 million pounds.

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