TOXINS FROM VINYL FLOORING AND FLAME-RETARDANT SOFAS FOUND IN CHILDREN

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Toxins from vinyl flooring and flame-retardant sofas found in children. —

Scientists at Duke University, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Boston University School of Public Health, found that children living in homes where all the flooring was vinyl had levels of a chemical called benzyl butyl phthalate, which was 15 times higher than for those who lived in residences without vinyl flooring.

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