Category Archives: Household Chemicals

Do Gas Stoves Emit Formaldehyde?

  Thanks to their convenience, gas stoves have become abundant in today’s kitchen. But if you’re conscious of your home’s indoor environment and air quality, you may be wondering – Do gas stoves emit formaldehyde? Yes, gas stoves give off formaldehyde because that’s what natural gas gives off when burnt anyway. Gas stoves also emit […]

The Known Dangers of Vinyl Flooring

  During the spring of 2015, “60 Minutes” did a thorough report showing just how unsafe laminate flooring sold by Lumber Liquidators was. The investigation went undercover to find that Chinese suppliers were lying about the levels of formaldehyde in the products. Some samples had formaldehyde levels that were as much as 18 times higher […]

Is Latex Wall Paint Safe for a Baby Nursery?

  If you’re decorating your new baby’s nursery, safety should be your primary concern. Unfortunately, when it comes to choosing the right paint for the room, it can get very confusing. You’re probably wondering, “If I paint my baby’s room, will he or she be safe?” The biggest health concern with paints are volatile organic […]