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New Study Finds Scented Candles and Air Fresheners Pose Dangerous Health Risks

New Study Finds Scented Candles and Air Fresheners Pose Dangerous Health Risks

Women’s Day

Alexis Hobbs

September 3, 2015

You might think twice before lighting up that pumpkin spice candle.

…In a 2013 International Journal of Public Health study, researchers found that pregnant women who had used air fresheners were “significantly more likely to have babies that suffered from wheezing and lung infections.”  But SC Johnson, who produces the Glade air fresheners, claims that its products are completely safe. Can we determine that for sure? Women’s Voices for the Earth thinks not. They believe the air fresheners interfere with babies’ hormonal development…

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