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'Green,' 'Organic' And 'Natural' Products Emit As Many Toxic Chemicals As Other Fragranced Items: Study

11/01/2010 01:48 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Widely-used scented consumer products that claim to be "green," "organic" or "natural" emit just as many toxic chemicals as other fragranced products, new research shows.

The study analyzed 25 scented products; about half carried green health claims. All the products emitted at least one chemical classified as toxic or hazardous.

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