30 Apr '13, 10am

Chemicals on federal radar pervasive in Chicago air

Chemicals on federal radar pervasive in Chicago air

On the brink of federal regulatory review, chemicals in deodorants, lotions and conditioners are showing up in Chicago’s air at levels that scientists call alarming. The airborne compounds – cyclic siloxanes – are traveling to places as far as the Arctic, and can be toxic to aquatic life. “These chemicals are just everywhere,” said Keri Hornbuckle, an engineering professor at the University of Iowa.

Full article: http://www.environmentalhealthnews.org/ehs/news/2013/silo...

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