Consumer Specialty Products Association Highly Critical of NRDC Study on Home Air Fresheners
WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement by Chris
Cathcart, President, CSPA: "The Consumer Specialty Products Association
(CSPA) was disappointed with the report issued by the Natural Resources
Defense Council (NRDC) alleging health concerns linked to the use of air
Swine Influenza Outbreak - How to Stay Healthy
...leaner and healthier environments. Our products include disinfectants that kill germs in homes, hospitals and restaurants; candles, fragrances and air fresheners
that eliminate odors; pest management products for home and garden; cleaning products for use throughout the home; products used to protect and improv...
Five Hot Show Ideas for Spring-Related Topics
Did you know that cleaning products labeled "fragrance free" may actually contain chemicals to cover up the scent? Even worse, air fresheners
actually pollute the air in your home with harmful chemicals. Invite Lisa and Ron Beres to tell your audience about common spring cleaning hazards and...
Fewer Teens Sniffing Glue, Household Products
...ay News) -- More than 17 percent of American adolescents who use drugs started by sniffing common household products such as glue, shoe polish and air fresheners
to get high, according to a U.S. government report released Monday.
Other inhalants used by youths 12 to 17 years old include refrigerant from air ...
Health Hazards in Household Cleaners Exposed
...suggests that exposure to cleaning products or air fresheners
that contain a certain volatile organic compound (...t Assessment Review, found that the fumes from air fresheners
and fragrances contain hazardous toxins, none of w..."I don't think everybody's getting asthma from air fresheners
and house cleaners, but this suggests that more re...
Are You Trying to Clean Your Home ... or Kill It?
...y pollutants from common household products, including cleaners
such as solvents, wood preservatives, aerosol sprays, cleansers and
disinfectants, air fresheners
and more. According to the EPA, health
effects of organic pollutants include eye, nose and throat irritation,
headaches, loss of coordination, nausea,...
Double Trouble: Fight Allergy and Asthma in Your Home
causing havoc in your home by following these preventative maintenance
techniques provided by THE MAIDS Home Services.
-- Plug-in air fresheners
can cause allergy symptoms to increase. Create your own natural air-freshener. Place cloves, cinnamon sticks, allspice or other favorite spice...
California Veterinarians Recognize National Pet Week With Tips to Keep Your Animal in a Safe Environment
...h "enzymatic cleaners" to remove the smell of urine that causes pets to mark again. -- Don't let pets drink from toilets, especially those with fresheners
in the tank or bowl. The chemicals are toxic. -- Pet dander is a common allergen. To minimize human allergic reactions, have your carpet...
Home Spray Cleaners Could Raise Asthma Risk
...ing just once a week boosted odds by 50%, study found,,
FRIDAY, Oct. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Using household cleaning sprays and spray air fresheners
just once a week can increase your risk of developing asthma, new research suggests.
Whether or not the cleaning products are a direct cause of ast...
Even occasional use of spray cleaners may cause asthma in adults
... Using household cleaning sprays and air fresheners
as little as once a week can raise the risk of developing asthma in adults, say researchers in Europe. Such products have been associated with increas...
Toxic chemicals found in common scented laundry products, air fresheners
A University of Washington study of top-selling laundry products and air fresheners
found the products emitted dozens of different chemicals. All six products tested gave off at least one chemical regulated as toxic or hazardous under federal laws, but none of those chemicals was listed on the pr...
Many cleaners, air fresheners may pose health risks when used indoors
When used indoors under certain conditions, many common household cleaners and air fresheners
emit toxic pollutants at levels that may lead to health risks, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
Chemical in many air fresheners may reduce lung function
New research shows that a chemical compound found in many air fresheners, toilet bowl cleaners, mothballs and other deodorizing products, may be harmful to the lungs. Human population studies at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), a part of the National Institutes of He...