8:50 Welcome, Dr. William Grosshandler, Deputy Director, BFRL, NIST
9:00 Context for meeting
Chair: Richard M. Duffy, Assistant to the General President, Occupational Health, Safety and Medicine, International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF)
10:00 What are fire retardants and why do we use them?
Chair: Dr. Jeffrey Gilman, Leader, Materials Flammability Group, Fire Research Division, NIST
11:00 previous session continued
12:05 What happens to fire retardants and their products in the environment?
Chair: Leslie Boord, National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory, NIOSH
1:15 previous session continued
3:00 Are there health risks to fire fighters created by fire retardants?
Chair: Dr. Margaret Simonson McNamee, Research Manager, SP Technical Research Institute, Sweden
Open Session, Chaired by William Grosshandler, NIST
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