home.aspx
 
. https://saferchemicals.org/2019/10/24/toxic-tv-binge-hazardous-flame-retardant-chemicals-uncovered-in-best-buy-amazon-tvs/
article
SHARESHARESHARE
TOXIC TV BINGE: HAZARDOUS FLAME RETARDANT CHEMICALS UNCOVERED IN BEST BUY, AMAZON TVS
A coalition of environmental health advocacy groups today released new research revealing hazardous and outdated flame retardant chemicals contained in streaming televisions from Best Buy and Amazon. The investigation, Toxic TV Binge, uncovered flame retardants in the plastic components of six state-of-the-art TVs under the Toshiba and Insignia brands and developed in partnership with Best Buy and Amazon. The European Union recently banned all organohalogen flame retardants in electronics displays, including TVs. All six TVs examined for Toxic TV Binge — three Best Buy Insignia Roku TVs and three Toshiba (Hisense) Fire TVs produced in partnership with Amazon — were found to contain organohalogens, the worst class of flame retardants. READ MORE