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The Countess of Mar to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the findings of Professor Richard Hull, published in Chemosphere, that the application of flame retardants "makes furniture burn more quickly, reaching higher temperatures and producing vastly more toxic smoke" when tested in real life environments; and whether they intend to promote the use of flame retardant-free materials.  HL4485

Question HL4485: tabled on 8 January 2018 and due for answer by 22 January 2018

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The Countess of Mar to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the findings of Professor Richard Hull, published in Chemosphere, that the application of flame retardants "makes furniture burn more quickly, reaching higher temperatures and producing vastly more toxic smoke" when tested in real life environments; and whether they intend to promote the use of flame retardant-free materials.  HL4485
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