Tag Archives: Toxic substances

Toxic Chemicals Found in Carpets

Scientists at three research institutions – Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam; U.S. Ecology Center, Michigan; and the University of Notre Dame, Indiana – have analyzed carpet samples and found phthalates and per- and polyfluorinated substances (PFASs). Researchers rated 12 of the 15 … Continue reading

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Controversy on Toxic Substances in Toys

Many stores in the United States still sell toys that are loaded with toxic substances. That’s the accusation of a nongovernmental organization, the U.S. Public Interest Research Group (U.S. PIRG). In its report, the group’s management writes that the toys … Continue reading

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