Tag Archives: flame retardant

California Adds Three Chemicals to the Prop 65 List

On October 27, 2017, the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) added N,N‑dimethylformamide, 2‑mercaptobenzothiazole, and tetrabromobisphenol A (TBBPA) to the list of chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer for purposes of the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Proposition 65). Under Prop 65, companies are required […]

Environment Canada Publishes Final Screening Assessment of TBBPA

In late November, Environment Canada (a department within the Canadian government that implements Canada’s environmental policies and programs) published a final screening assessment of TBBPA, a common flame retardant used in printed boards, and two of its derivatives. The final assessment concludes that none of the substances meet the criteria for regulation under Section 64 […]