Tuesday, March 08, 2005

PSA - Candles can cause brain damage

Madeleine and the candle

Now I enjoyed nice scented candles but until yesterday I thought the only danger they posed to small children was the risk of burns or a fire being started. Not true - apparently the soot/fumes from candles (esp scented ones) is linked to impaired learning and brain damage! The worst offenders are scented candles made in foreign coutries because they often contain - lead of all things.

Check out this article.

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