Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Potentially hazardous substances identified in inflatable pool toys

Inflatable toys and swimming aids, like bathing rings and arm bands, often have a distinctive smell which could indicate that they contain a range of potentially hazardous substances. Some of these compounds, which include carbonyl compounds, cyclohexanone, phenol and isophorone, might be critical in higher concentrations in children's toys, say researchers.

from Geochemistry News -- ScienceDaily

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