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Covid-19: concern over link between disinfectant use and respiratory health

Covid-19: concern over link between disinfectant use and respiratory health

From: Chemical Watch

Potential risk to vulnerable populations needs more attention, NGOs say

…The US NGO Women’s Voices for the Earth (WVE) has warned that the “likely overuse” of disinfectants, containing substances such as quaternary ammonium compounds (quats) and chlorine bleach, might present a hidden human health risk during the outbreak.

“The last thing we need during this pandemic is an increase in respiratory conditions,” WVE director of science and research, Alexandra Scranton told Chemical Watch…

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