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Toxic Toy Guide Lists Chemicals Found in Hundreds of Toys

Article: Toxic Toy Guide Lists Chemicals Found in Hundreds of Toys

ANN ARBOR, Michigan, December 3, 2008 (ENS) – One in every three of the more than 1,500 children’s toys tested in time for the holiday shopping season have been found to contain “medium” or “high” levels of chemicals of concern such as lead, mercury, cadmium and arsenic. Researchers with the Michigan-based nonprofit Ecology Center tested…

Indoor Air Pollution: Not Just for Buildings

Article: Indoor Air Pollution: Not Just for Buildings

As we noted, indoor air quality in your home or office can be 10 times worse than the air quality outside; cause for some concern, for sure, since we spend about 9 out of every 10 hours inside. However, the quality of the air can be much worse where many of us probably spend that…