Many of the chemicals we are exposed to every day are in our own
homes in food, consumer products, building materials, furniture
and even dust tracked in from outdoors. Bug sprays are obvious sources
of toxic exposure, as are paints and solvents. But many other potentially
unsafe toxics lurk in the typical home. Some of these are avoidable;
others may be impossible to avoid.
Use the pull-down menus below for clues on where to look for these
hidden risks and tips on what to do about them.