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S.F. No. 2330 - Prohibition of Flame-retardant Chemicals in Certain Products
Author: Senator John Marty
Prepared By: Carlon D. Fontaine, Senate Counsel (651/296-4395)
Date: March 16, 2016


S.F. 2330 builds on legislation passed in 2015 (Laws 2015, Chapter 62/S.F. 1215) by adding additional flame-retardant chemicals to the list of flame-retardant chemicals prohibited in certain products after the dates provided.

Section 1, subdivision 2 adds a definition for "residential textile" and is defined as a textile that is designed for home use or in places of lodging as covering on windows, walls, or floors, and includes carpeting and carpeting padding.

Subdivision 2 includes residential textiles and mattresses in the items to which the flame-retardant chemical prohibition applies. Adds the following chemicals to the list of prohibited flame-retardant chemicals:

  • tetrabromobisphenol A, Chemical Abstracts Service number 79-94-7;
  • antimony trioxide, Chemical Abstracts Service number 1309-64-4;
  • tetrabromo phthalate (TBPH), Chemical Abstract Service number 26040-51-7;
  • tetrabromo benzoate (TBB), Chemical Abstract Service number 183658-27-7;
  • chlorinated paraffins, Chemical Abstract Service number 85535-84-8; and
  • tris(1-chloro-2-propyl)phospate (TCPP), Chemical Abstract Service Number 13674-84-5.



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