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Do flame retardants in sofas cause cancer?
30 November 2012
A short article in the Sun on 29th November reported a US study examining flame retardants in the foam padding of sofas. It claimed:
"Sitting on the sofa could give you cancer – because of flameproofing in the foam padding, it was claimed yesterday."
Here, Dr John Hoskins put the claims in context.