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Air fresheners are filling cars with toxic air

That air freshener dangling from your rear-view mirror may be slowly poisoning you and your family with a combination of dangerous toxins, including carcinogens and hormone disruptors. Although most car air fresheners do not provide a list of ingredients on their packaging, nearly all contain Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs). VOCs are organic compounds that easily […]

The Charms And Harms Of Air Fresheners

The Charms And Harms Of Air Fresheners

Catherine J. Frompovich  Listen to Article Are you aware that “secondhand scents” or indirect exposure to room air fresheners raise parallel concerns to “secondhand tobacco smoke”? Professor Anne Steinemann of the University of Melbourne in Australia [1] submits that connection. Professor Steinemann, whose work I have followed for a few years, recently emailed me a list of […]

Toxic Products to Ban From Your Home – Plus Healthier Alternatives to Help You Do It

Toxic Products to Ban From Your Home – Plus Healthier Alternatives to Help You Do It

The average American spends 90 percent of their time indoors. While people are aware of the health risk caused by outdoor air pollution, few may consider that indoor air quality can also have a negative impact on their health. According to the EPA levels of indoor air pollutants can be 2 to 5 times higher than […]