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Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Plastic shower curtain smell may be toxic: study

Can your shower curtain kill you? According to a recent article on cbc.ca perhaps.

"Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) shower curtains may release into the air 108 toxic chemicals, including volatile organic compounds (VOCs), phthalates and organotins, accounting for a smell that can cause adverse health problems affecting the lungs, central nervous system, liver and kidneys, suggests the study by the U.S.-based Centre for Health, Environment and Justice."

To read the full article click here.

1 comment:

Lisa said...

You just convinced me to buy a new shower curtain. Thanks!