Scent light can give you cancer
Think twice the next time you light a scented candle or spray some forest scent in your (smoky) lounge .
For me Scent lights have the effect on my breathing like you suck the air out of the room. If I sit in a room where is lid scent lights my lungs Closes up and I slowly suffocate. In addition to this effect you have maybe never thought of one can read With the newspaper Aftonbladet and EU that:
“Fragrance may be toxic.
Many air fresheners contain carcinogens.
cozy – but dangerous Scent Candles spreads pleasant smell but they can cause cancer.
The EU consumer body BEUC who have tested 76 air fresheners , ie light , sprays and others with more or less fragrant products designed to make the air more pleasant to breathe – or simply hide an odor.
And many of the products tested were found to contain a variety of known toxins , BEUC writes in a press release.
Here are some of the toxins they found :
Acetaldehyde . A carcinogen . Causes nausea and vomiting. The threshold value is set to 45 milligrams per cubic meter of air .
formaldehyde. The carcinogen formaldehyde is highly irritating to mucous membranes and may cause hypersensitivity reactions. The products tested emitted more than WHO’s recommended limit of 10 grams per cubic meter.
Styrén . Is the damage to the central nervous system, damage is usually described as a solvent damage.
benzene. Is highly carcinogenic and its use in gasoline , paints, lacquers and solvents have been limited . In chronic exposure to benzene can give bone marrow damage and leukemia. The threshold value is 1.5 milligrams per cubic meter of air .
The preparations were also a number of other known allergens . Now requires BEUC to fragrance products shall bear warnings in case they contain hazardous substances.”
Read the Swedish article at http://www.aftonbladet.se/nyheter/article10505184.ab