Beware: This Chemical Sprayed on Sofas & Mattresses May Increase Cancer Risk

| April 18, 2017

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Chemicals are everywhere – in the air you breathe, in the food you eat and even in household products you use every day. According to the American Cancer Society, "Substances and exposures that may lead to cancer are termed as Carcinogens". These range from chemicals and ultraviolet radiation to infectious agents. One such chemical which is often sprayed on fancy fire resistant sofas and mattresses may put you at the risk if thyroid cancer, claims a new study.

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