July 2006 – February 2007

Reducing Halogenated Flame Retardants and Bisphenol-A Exposure in a HealthCare Setting

Reviewed Kaiser Permanente’s purchases in building materials, furniture and patient care equipment to evaluate likely exposures from halogenated flame retardants and bisphenol-A. Developed recommendations for KP’s National Facilities Services on purchasing criteria to limit current and future exposure of patients, employees and the environment.

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