The plastic is full of flame retardants banned in Europe, Canada and a number of states
According to Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families, “In 2017, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a warning to manufacturers and retailers, urging them to “eliminate the use” of organohalogen flame retardants in electronics such as TVs.” But a new study by that group and others including Toxic-Free Future, the Mind the Store campaign, found significant amounts of them in Best Buy Insignia Roku TVs and Toshiba (Hisense) Fire TVs. Download the report, Toxic TV Binge, here.
Be sure to investigate what you are buying! We don’t need to have more toxins in our houses!
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