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Bloomberg Publishes Article Linking Chemicals in Scents to Cancer, Birth Defects

Bloomberg Publishes Article Linking Chemicals in Scents to Cancer, Birth Defects

Bloomberg recently published an article citing concerns raised by the Breast Cancer Prevention Partners about the host of unlisted ingredients in commonly used household cleaners, particularly the ones used in the perfumes and scents. According to the report, more than a quarter of the ingredients identified in the products most extensively tested contained substances linked to cancer and to respiratory, developmental and reproductive problems. The article points out that fragrance makers often use cheaper synthetic ingredients rather than natural ones. Currently, there are no laws or regulations requiring companies to disclose what ingredients go into scents, perfumes, and fragrances. Read the entire article here: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-09-26/fragrance-secrets-in-your-cabinets-may-hide-noxious-surprises

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