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New Law Protects Children by Banning TRIS Flame Retardant, a known Cancer-Causing Substance, from Child Care Products

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“Beginning December first, two thousand thirteen, no person, firm, partnership, association, limited liability company or corporation shall sell or offer for sale any child care product intended for use by a child three years of age or younger containing TRIS.”

Albany, NY (July 30, 2011)

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced he will sign a law to prohibit the sale of child care products containing the flame retardant chemical TRIS which has been known to cause cancer in test animals and has been banned for decades from children’s clothing.

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