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EPA Alternative Assessment Report for DecaBDE and BPA

Posted by Shivi Kakar

Feb 25, 2014 9:25:00 AM

Last month the EPA released two final Alternatives Assessment Reports for the flame retardants Decabromodiphenly Ether (DecaBDE) and Bisphenol-A (BPA) in thermal paper. These comprehensive assessments were developed with public participation under EPA’s Design for the Environment (DfE) program and profile the environmental and human health hazards for DecaBDE, BPA, and their alternatives.

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Topics: EPA’s Design for the Environment (DfE) program, Decabromodiphenly Ether (DecaBDE, Bisphenol-A (BPA), Existing Chemical Management Program, polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs)

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