Furniture flame retardancy partnership environmental profiles of chemical flame-retardant alternatives for low-density polyurethane foam / EPA

Online: Vol. 1
Vol. 2
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Subjects: Fire resistant materials--Government policy--United States
Fire resistant materials--Toxicity testing--United States
Furniture making--Environmental aspects--United States
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: [Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, [2005]
Alternate Titles: Portion of title: Environmental profiles of chemical flame-retardant alternatives for low-density polyurethane foam
Additional Authors: United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Notes: Mode of access: Internet from EPA web site. Address as of 5/1/06: http://www.epa.gov/dfe/pubs/flameret/altrep-v1/altrepv1-f1c.pdf (V.1); http://www.epa.gov/dfe/pubs/flameret/altrep-v2/altrept-v2.pdf (V.2); current access available via PURLs
Title from title screens (viewed on May 1, 2006)
"Chemical hazard reviews"--Vol. 2
"September 2005."
Summary: This report summarizes the toxicological information for alternatives to pentaBDE. Volume 1 contains the purpose and scope of the assessment, a description of the general characteristics of flame retardants, a general overview of exposure pathways and routes for flame retardants used in flexible polyurethane foam and the results of the assessments of 14 formulations of flame-retardant products most likely to replace commercially available pentabromodiphenyl ether (pentaBDE). Volume 2 contains the detailed chemical hazard reviews that serve as the basis for the summary assessments in section 4 of volume 1
Includes bibliographical references
"EPA 742-R-05-002A"--V. 1
"EPA 742-R-05-002B"--V. 2
Also available in print
Physical Description: 2 v. : digital, PDF files
OCLC Number: 68483374

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