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  • Company led by new Air Products CEO sold

    Air Products' new CEO Seifi Ghasemi could find himself facing investor scrutiny, but not for anything he's done in his first two weeks on the job with the Trexlertown gas company.
  • Dangerous for kids' pajamas, safe for sofas?

    Dangerous for kids' pajamas, safe for sofas?
    More than three decades after manufacturers stopped making children's pajamas with a flame retardant suspected of causing cancer, new research suggests the same chemical has become the most widely used fire-resistant compound in upholstered furniture sold...

    Toxic flame retardant may get a reprieve

    Toxic flame retardant may get a reprieve
    For a class of troublesome flame retardants, this appeared to be the end of an era. After years of study, scientists in the U.S. and Europe had reached an alarming conclusion: Flame retardants called polybrominated diphenyl ethers, or PBDEs, build up...

    Makers of flame retardants cut ties with industry front group

    Makers of flame retardants cut ties with industry front group
    The world's major manufacturers of flame retardants officially cut ties Friday with an industry-funded front group that waged a deceptive campaign to fuel demand for the chemicals in household furniture, electronics, baby products and other goods....

    Chemical firm's champion now EPA expert

    Chemical firm's champion now EPA expert
    As a lawyer and scientist for one of the world's largest makers of flame retardants, Todd Stedeford vigorously defended chemicals added to scores of household products — often by concluding the substances are far less dangerous than academic and...