Monday, October 08, 2007

Smells great in here but your sexy parts are a mess

An analysis of more than a dozen common household air fresheners found that most contain chemicals that may affect hormones and reproductive development, particularly in babies, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) said today. The federal government does not currently test air fresheners for safety or require manufacturers to meet any specific safety standards. The study offers both consumers and officials new information on the risks certain air fresheners pose.

READ: New Study: Common Air Fresheners Contain Chemicals That May Affect Human Reproductive Development
Environmental Group Calls for Additional Testing, Consumer Awareness to Prevent Risky Exposure.

Time Magazine Article: How "Fresh" Is Air Freshener?

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