Calif. law sparks debate over flame retardants in furniture

Aired: 1/1/2014 | 0:07:47 | Clip
Flame retardants are commonplace in most upholstered furniture to help prevent house fires. But studies have linked the chemicals to cancer and fertility problems, prompting California to change the state's furniture flammability standards. Hari Sreenivasan reports on how the move could have a ripple effect across the country.