Thursday, February 16, 2012

2012 Toxic Car Report Just Released just released its 2011/2012 toxic car report. That new car smell - just like fresh paint or new carpet - could be poisoning you. The toxic chemicals we're talking about are bromine (associated with brominated flame retardants); chlorine (indicating the presence of polyvinyl chloride, or PVC and plasticizers); lead; and several other heavy metals. These chemicals have been linked to cancer, liver toxicity, birth defects, impaired learning and allergies, so be sure to read through the list of healthiest cars (Honda Civic) and worst offenders (Mitsubishi Outlander) before you make your next purchase:

Go to today to view their complete list and to see where your current or future vehicle fits in. New this year is a list of completely PVC-free automobiles. Watch this informative video to find out how you can lessen your family's exposure to the harmful chemicals found in most of today's vehicles.

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