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What's New with DfE?
November 20, 2014 -- DfE has clarified the currently effective Interim Fragrances Criteria.
November 19, 2014 -- Public comment on our logo designs closed Oct 31. More than 1,700 comments were received. Thank you!
June 12, 2014 –- EPA, through DfE, issued:
- Final DfE Alternatives Assessment for Hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD) (PDF) (230pp, 1.76MB) that evaluates and compares potential hazards associated with HBCD and three alternatives. Read more.
- Draft update of a previous alternative assessment on flame retardants used in flexible polyurethane foam (PDF) (840pp, 8.05MB), which will be available for public review and comment until August 11, 2014. Please submit comments to Docket No. EPA-HQ-2014-0389 via www.regulations.gov. Read more.
- Q. & A. Consumer Fact Sheet on Flame Retardants