Romantic, Candle-lit Dinners: An Unrecognized Source Of Indoor Air Pollution

Thursday, August 20, 2009 - 22:14 in Physics & Chemistry

Burning candles made from paraffin wax -- the most common kind used to infuse rooms with romantic ambiance, warmth, light and fragrance -- is an unrecognized source of exposure to indoor air pollution, including the known human carcinogens, scientists are reporting.

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