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.