glycol ethers

Bedroom chemicals nearly double kids’ allergy risk


October 21st, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 21 (IANS) Chemicals found in wall paints and cleansers could practically double children's risk of developing asthma and hayfever. Researchers from Karlstad University, Sweden, found youngsters had up to 180 ... Read more...

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Cleaning fluids in hospitals ‘pose respiratory risk’


March 27th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 27 (ANI): Cleaning fluids used in hospitals might put patients at an increased risk developing respiratory problems, according to a new study.In the study, the research team led by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Painters, decorators likely to have low sperm count


May 24th, 2008 - 8:39 pm ICT by admin
London, May 24 (IANS) Painters and decorators are more likely to have low sperm counts, thanks to their frequent brush with glycol ethers, according to the latest research. Glycol ethers are widely ... Read more...

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Paint chemicals may harm male fertility


May 24th, 2008 - 12:25 pm ICT by admin
London, May 24 (ANI): Scientists from the Universities of Sheffield and Manchester have found that male painters exposed to glycol ethers found in water-based paints are more likely to have poor ... Read more...

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