DE HB479 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-1)
Status: Introduced on June 21 2018 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2018-06-21 - Introduced and Assigned to Natural Resources Committee in House
Pending: House Natural Resources Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]


This Act prohibits the manufacture, sale, or distribution of upholstered residential furniture and children's products that contain harmful flame retardant chemicals. People who are not in the business of selling these products and nonprofits are exempted from this Act. These flame retardants have been found to cause cancer, particularly to firefighters who are extinguishing fires that involve products that contain these chemicals.

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An Act To Amend Title 16 Of The Delaware Code Relating To The Prohibition Of Harmful Flame Retardants.



2018-06-21 Introduced and Assigned to Natural Resources Committee in House

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