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Scented laundry products emitting carcinogens

The United States’ top-selling scented liquid laundry detergent and scented dryer sheet emit carcinogenic chemicals from dryer vents, claims a researcher from the University of Washington. Anne Steinemann’s findings, published in the journal Air Quality, Atmosphere and Health, build on her earlier work that examined what chemicals are released by laundry products, air fresheners, cleaners […]

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Tattoo Inks A Toxic Brew

As if the possibility of contracting AIDS or hepatitis from a dirty needle wasn’t bad enough, two chemists have just completed a study that found carcinogenic chemicals are being used as tattoo pigments. Researchers Ronald Petruso and Jani Ingram presented their findings at an American Chemical Society meeting in Atlanta, urging for more regulation in […]

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