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2012-08-27 23:02:06

Moms And Dads Shy Away From Chemicals To Clean Toys That Will End Up In Their Child´s Mouth Lake Forest, Illinois (PRWEB) August 26, 2012 A leading nationwide marketer of vapor steam cleaners today announced that a growing number of parents are purchasing vapor steam cleaners from them to sanitize children´s toys. “Day care centers are required to wash and sanitize toys and play equipment regularly,” says V.K. Dunlop of 1-800-GO-VAPOR.com. “There is every reason...

2012-06-28 06:27:50

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- A new study exposes the danger of the chemical butylbenzyl phthalate (BBzP), a chemical found in the households of nearly 100 percent of the mothers studied. BBzP is often used in vinyl flooring and artificial leather, and it´s slowly released into home air. It can also increase a child's risk for developing eczema. Eczema is characterized by dry, itchy red skin on the face, scalp, or extremities and is common in early childhood. "While hereditary factors,...

2012-06-26 14:15:20

Phthalate commonly used in vinyl flooring is found in nearly 100 percent of mothers studied Prenatal exposure to a ubiquitous household chemical called butylbenzyl phthalate (BBzP) can increase a child's risk for developing eczema, according to research conducted at the Columbia Center for Children's Environmental Health at the Mailman School of Public Health. Widely used in vinyl flooring, artificial leather and other materials, BBzB can be slowly released into air in homes. Details...


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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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