"Use of Potentially Harmful Chemicals Kept Secret Under Law"

"Of the 84,000 chemicals in commercial use in the United States -- from flame retardants in furniture to household cleaners -- nearly 20 percent are secret, according to the Environmental Protection Agency, their names and physical properties guarded from consumers and virtually all public officials under a little-known federal provision."

Source: Wash Post, 01/04/2010


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