13 Tweetable Mom Detective Facts

BY ON November 5, 2014

 

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1. Rubber mulch at the playground may be doing more harm than good.

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2. Most nonstick pots and pans are metal pans coated with chemicals from the PFC family.

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3. Wash your hands immediately after playing on a turf field. Showering is probably the best idea.

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4. Since fleece is made from plastic components, the question of BPA in our fleece garments becomes a valid concern.

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5. New carpet installation is one cause of indoor air pollution and can fill household air with VOCs.

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6. Traditional crib mattresses come laden with potential toxins.

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7. Researchers find: 85% of couch cushions contain toxic or untested flame retardants.

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8. Flame retardants have been linked to cancer, birth defects, and hormone disruption.

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9. The toxic chemical exposure inside a car can be a major source of indoor air pollution.

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10. Most wrinkle-free or wrinkle resistant sheets are “finished” with a chemical process.

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11. Toxic chemicals in flooring can be a significant source of indoor air pollution.

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12. If a school was built before the 1980s, it’s likely that it contains some form of asbestos.

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13. Using a humidifier can help to improve indoor air quality.

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TOPICS: Air Pollution, Allergies, Asthma, Children's Health, Indoor Air Pollution, Mom Detective, Motherhood, Toxics