Hazardous Chemicals in Consumer Goods

Rapport - 15 september, 2003
That hazardous chemicals are present in our environment is confirmed by several studies and is becoming increasingly well documented. However, only few people are aware that a number of these chemicals are used as additives in conusmer goods we buy and use in our home everyday. In this study, 33 consumer goods including body care products, toys, textiles and cleaners have been tested for the presence of bisphenol-A, alkylphenols and ethoxylates, phtalates, musks and organotin compounds.

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Num. pages: 11