Washington State Lawmakers Move To Cut Off Chemicals Linked To Cancer, Thyroid And Liver Problems
Washington may soon become the first state to restrict a certain kind of chemicals found in products from food wrappers to fire-fighting foams. The chemicals are used because they’re non-stick and flame-resistant — but they’ve also been associated with liver problems, weakened immune systems and certain kinds of cancer.
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