Protect Kids with Flame Retardant Halloween Costumes

IWF_Logo2“Keep the Kids Safe with Flame-Retardant Halloween Costumes,” by Angela Logomasini.halloweenpb150px
It bears repeating:  flame retardant chemicals make life safer. Yet more often than not, news stories say we should fear these chemicals—ignoring the fact that these products have safely reduced fire risks for decades. This is why firefighters suggest judicious use of flame-retardant materials from treated furniture to clothing.  So rather than fall for anti-chemical hype, moms should focus on reducing fire risks. The local fire marshal in the town of Orange, Conn., offers some advice for Halloween safety, which is published in a local paper there.  Read the full post at IWF’s Inkwell Blog.

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