Canada Withdraws Exemption for Recycling Articles with Flame Retardants

CELA and HEJSupport congratulate Canada on the decision to withdraw its exemption on recycling articles the include 4 fire retardant polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs).  These highly toxic chemicals are associated with several cancers, endocrine disruption, and are known to disrupt nervous system development adversely affecting brain development, intelligence and behaviour. Read the letter to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change below.

L-CELA HEJSupport Canada withdraws exemption for recylcing under Stockholm Convention May 13 2020