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Environmental Health Perspectives Volume 113, Number 1 January 2005
"A Whiff of Danger: Synthetic Musks May Encourage Toxic Bioaccumulation"

Common household fragrances may be harming aquatic wildlife, study finds - 30 Oct 2004
"Those fragrant soaps and shampoos we casually rinse down the drain may be causing
long-term damage to aquatic wildlife downstream by interfering with the animals' natural ability to eliminate toxins from their system, according to a new Stanford University study published by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). ..."

"...The study also has implications for human health. 'People have these same transporters
in the blood-brain barrier, the placenta and the intestines,' Luckenbach explained. 'Perhaps exposure to chemical fragrances could compromise the transporters, making<BR> it easier for pollutants to enter the brain, for example.'..."

For more articles about fragrances, see EHN's Fragrance Info

EHN's FDA fragrance petition, 99P-1340, remains open
See the science, and then write the FDA!


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