Toxic Flame Retardants Found in Day Care Nap Mats
Children's Health Advocates were in Albany Tuesday lobbying New York Legislators to protect kids from toxic chemicals.
Advocates say cancer-causing toxic flame retardants have turned up in Day Care Nap Mats sold at Walmart, K-Mart, Target and other national retail outlets.
24 brands were tested. All but two contained dangerous flame-retardants. The Center for Environmental Health urges child care providers and parents to look for mats made without polyurethane foam.
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