Does household dust contain chemicals that can endanger your health?  Well as reported in the Wall Street Journal, a new study suggests this is true, as certain chemicals such as alkyphenols found in household cleaners, and other toxins deposited into frying pans and even shower curtains create dust which is said to be dangerous.  But according to Dr. Elizabeth Whelan of the American Council on Science and health, this study was never peer reviewed, and in fact was carried out by an advocacy group whose website indicates it has no scientists at all.  When you also consider the report relied heavily on controversial rodent studies and was conducted by an anti-chemical advocacy group, it appears it’s this research, and not consumer items, that needs to be detoxified.

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