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Halogenated Fire Retardants (HFRs) in Healthcare

This slideshow, by Sarah Janssen, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., Senior Scientist, Natural Resources Defense Council, examines the use of halogenated flame retardants (HFRs) in health care along with the potential routes of exposure to the chemicals and the associated health risks. The slideshow also discusses alternatives to using the chemical in healthcare institutions.

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