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This topic explore how air fresheners, scented cleaning products, scented laundry detergents, and perfumes may affect health.
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TOXIC CHEMICALS IN FRAGRANCE LAUNDRY PRODUCTS AND HEALTH EFFECTS - Dr. Anne Steineman

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Romantic, Candle-lit Dinners: An Unrecognized Source Of Indoor Air Pollution

Romantic, Candle-lit Dinners: An Unrecognized Source Of Indoor Air Pollution | Fragrance Chemicals & Health | Scoop.it

"Burning candles made from paraffin wax -- the most common kind used to infuse rooms with romantic ambiance, warmth, light and fragrance -- is an unrecognized source of exposure to indoor air pollution, including the known human carcinogens, scientists report."

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Study Highlights Hidden Dangers In Everyday Products -- Even The "Green" Ones - Forbes

Study Highlights Hidden Dangers In Everyday Products -- Even The "Green" Ones - Forbes | Fragrance Chemicals & Health | Scoop.it

"A first-of-its-kind, peer-reviewed study published in Environmental Health Perspectives... reveals an alarming number of unlabeled chemicals of concern in commonly used household and personal care products" ...

 

"Fragranced products – including air fresheners, dryer sheets, and perfume – and sunscreens had the largest number of target chemicals and some of the highest concentrations. Fragrances can trigger asthma and some have been shown to mimic estrogen, including making breast cancer cells grow in laboratory studies."

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