Video: Going Fragrance-Free PSA

Here’s a good three minute PSA from Frederick Community College about going fragrance-free:

More resources:

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Fragrance chemical pollution is as harmful as smoke, and has serious short and long term impacts on health and productivity.

 

Fragrance in the workplace: what managers need to know by C De Vader (2009)

Journal of Management and Marketing Research

” It took decades for the workplace to acknowledge the dangers of smoking and to recognize the deadly effects of exposure to second-hand smoke. Once acknowledged, it was a few more years before the workplace became safe for workers from the dangers of second hand smoke. This paper suggests that fragrance is following the same trajectory”…

www.aabri.com/manuscripts/09244.pdf

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Presentation: Fragrance-Free Workplaces For Healthy Employees
http://live.huffingtonpost.com/r/segment/stinky-job-fragrance-free-workplace-multiple-chemical-sensitivity/541111b978c90a3c38000346

Sea Change: Chemical fragrances may prove hazardous to health
Concern grows about effects of untested and unrestricted ingredients in laundry and body products.
http://www.pressherald.com/2014/09/07/sea-change-chemical-fragrances-may-prove-hazardous-to-health/

Expert Panel Confirms that Fragrance Ingredient Can Cause Cancer
http://www.ewg.org/enviroblog/2014/08/expert-panel-confirms-fragrance-ingredient-can-cause-cancer

The Addictive Power of Toxic Perfumes and Colognes
http://healthimpactnews.com/2014/the-addictive-power-of-toxic-perfumes-and-colognes/

Chemical exposure a bigger threat than climate change
http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/ockhamsrazor/chemical-exposure-a-bigger-threat-than-climate-change/5496060

Prevention: Air of danger
“We’ve got to stop pouring this carcinogenic stuff out into the economy so that people don’t get cancer in the first place,”
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v509/n7502_supp/full/509S62a.html

While fragrance chemicals aren’t the only source of indoor and outdoor air pollution, they are one of the easiest ones to address and eliminate.

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5 responses to “Video: Going Fragrance-Free PSA

  1. You are a wealth of information. Thanks, the video certainly gets the point across. I hope people are open to listening, learning and changing. 😀

  2. Tweeted and Pinterested as usual! (There doesn’t seem to be a verb for putting things on Pinterest, and I’m not sure if “Pinterested” works. LOL.) Great info as always. 🙂

    • Thanks! The more people who learn about this, the cleaner everyone’s air becomes 🙂
      And would “pinned” work for pinterest?

  3. Reblogged this on freeandclear1 and commented:
    Must see PSA (short) about Fragrance’s harmful effects

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