Dangerous chemicals showing up in some air fresheners
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 9, 2008 | 12:08 PM ET
“Air fresheners marketed as a way to enhance the smell of your home may actually contain dangerous chemicals that could do harm, a CBC News investigation has found.
To see how widely the chemicals are used in Canada, the CBC took a sampling of the multitude of air fresheners available and tested them for two types of phthalates, DEP and DBP. Nearly a third contained one or both kinds of chemical.”