The American Home Furnishings Alliance will introduce a new website, www.toxic-hot-seat.com next week – on the same day HBO airs a documentary titled “Toxic Hot Seat.” The film details the influence of chemical companies and the tobacco industry on upholstered furniture flammability standards in the United States and how they gave rise to the widespread use of flame retardants.

The HBO special will air at 9 p.m. Monday, November 25. A trailer is posted at http://www.toxichotseatmovie.com.