Category Archives: mold

Toxic Leather Sofas made in China Cause Severe Burns and Other Health Problems

The cause was discovered to be a highly sensitizing fungicidal chemical called dimethyl fumarate (DMF).  Inserted as solid sachets to inhibit mold growth, the chemical off-gassed in people’s homes, causing severe burns and illness. Reports came from the UK and … Continue reading

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Free Download- The Non-Toxic House

The Non-Toxic House by Louise Samways From her website: Almost all of our household and workplace furnishings and surfaces – as well as our clothing, toiletries, cleaners, food and drinking water – contain often harmful chemicals. With poor ventilation, dampness, … Continue reading

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Building Materials for the Environmentally Hypersensitive and Other Healthy Home Resources from CMHC

Building Materials for the Environmentally Hypersensitive Matériaux de construction pour les personnes hypersensibles à l’environnement from Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation Description from CMHC site: A must-have sourcebook for homeowners and building professionals concerned with reducing air contaminants within the … Continue reading

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Did You Know…

You can listen to Living in a Chemical Soup Podcast? Interviews with some of the most informed people around. Topics are related to environment and health in the home. Each episode is about 1 hour. Play audio by clicking “Past … Continue reading

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Talk with Dr. Tang Lee about Mould/Mold Prevention and Clean-Up

You’re invited to a live interactive event on Living in a Chemical Soup Podcast. Guest Expert: Dr. Tang Lee from the University of Calgary. Professor of Architecture (Building Science and Environmental Health) I’ll be talking with Dr. Lee about mold … Continue reading

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