Symposium on California flammability law set for Feb. 14

Green Science Policy Institute to host event at UC Berkeley

BERKELEY, Calif. — The Green Science Policy Institute is hosting a symposium on California's new flammability standard on Feb. 14 at the University of California, Berkeley.

During the one-day event, industry professionals will take part in two panel discussions about the TB-117-2013 standard revision that went into effect on Jan. 1. The meeting will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 150 University Hall, UC Berkeley.

A morning panel discussion on "Flame Retardants Exposed: Tales from Health Science and Investigative Journalism" will feature Arlene Blum, visiting scholar at UC Berkeley; Susan Kasper, associate professor of environmental health, University of Cincinnati; Paula Johnson, postdoctoral scholar in the UC San Francisco program on reproductive health and the environment; and Kirby Walker, director and producer of "Toxic Hot Seat."

An afternoon panel on "Navigating the Challenges Ahead: New Frontiers in Chemicals and Policy" will include Debbie Raphael, director of the California Department of Toxic Substances Control; Eden Brukman, technical director of the Health Product Declaration Collaborative; and Donald Lucas of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Click here to register.

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