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Silent Spring Institute: Mislabeled Consumer Products Contain Harmful Chemicals

Posted By Mark Boyer On March 10, 2012 @ 3:31 pm In eco kids,Inhabitots | 1 Comment

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We all know that many common household items contain toxins that are known hormone disruptors and are linked with asthma and other health issues, but avoiding those products might be more difficult than previously thought. A frightening new study from the Silent Spring Institute [2] reveals that products are frequently mislabeled, making it difficult for consumers to screen for potentially dangerous chemicals. Head over to Inhabitots [3] to read about some of Silent Spring’s other findings.


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[2] Silent Spring Institute: http://www.silentspring.org/

[3] Inhabitots: http://www.inhabitots.com/silent-spring-study-reveals-many-mislabeled-consumer-products-contain-harmful-chemicals/

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