Deca story on flammable substances

16/01/2006

Health NGO's welcome European Parliament Decision to challenge loop-hole for hazardous flame retardant

The European Public Health Alliance - Environment network and Health Care Without Harm welcomes the EP's decision to take the EC to the European Court of Justice over Deca-BDE. The EC has exempted Deca-BDE, a brominated flame retardant, from the Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive (RoHS) due to come into force July 2006.

Read more: www.env-health.org/a/1971

Source: EEN Newsletter January 2006

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