Mysterious smell in school still puzzling the odor detectives
The smell goes away, then comes back. It is worse in the afternoon ... He has uncovered mildewing mops, dead rodents, sewer gas and spray paint being used near vents. Once he even tracked down a young boy with gasoline sloshed on his clothes.
10 of the Most Dangerous Chemicals in the World
We've got historic poisons that have claimed the lives of millions in a sinister manner, along with a couple of chemicals that might be ... glycol to be metabolized into the more dangerous oxalic acid. Keep it away from animals and pets, as they are ...
How To Choose Non-Toxic Paint and Wallpaper
The paint fume smell was non-existent ... that are citrus-based to stay away from toxins. Wallpaper can be trickier, not because it isn’t commercially available but because it is so expensive. I have seen non-toxic wallpaper sell for over $100 a yard!
In search of the fatberg: a descent to the dark world of London's sewers
Why my editor didn’t go for the idea, I will never know ... A gas detector is lowered into the hole and we must then wait for five minutes to ensure there are no dangerous fumes. Methane is the main problem, and, in case we encounter gas unexpectedly ...
Paraffin, Scented Candles Can Cause Cancer, Study Reveals
Whichever the reason behind it, though, it’s not something that will go away anytime soon, as ladies have shown ... it’s those who do it every day and then inhale the toxic fumes that should consider themselves warned. “The annual conference of ...