Speciality Chemicals Magazine challenges details of Chicago Tribune series on flame retardants

Due to the rise in attention to the flame retardant industry from the release of the Chicago Tribune series ‘Playing with fire’, Speciality Chemical Magazine investigated the science behind the articles. After speaking to BSEF companies, Albemarle and Chemtura, it was noted that they had submitted scientific information to the Chicago Tribune, very little of which was used in the final articles. Speciality Chemicals Magazine has revealed that the accusations made against the industry can be boiled down to the Chicago Tribune misusing science and unscrupulous tactics.

Read the full article here on pgs 22&23 from the latest issue of Speciality Chemicals Magazine.