Toxic chemical cocktail found in new cars
January 23, 2007 11:42pm CST
The intensive odor in many new cars results from a toxic cocktail of more than 100 different chemicals that can have serious helath effects. The concentration of chemicals surpasses the legal limit substantially in some cases, even months after the car's production the chemicals leak into the ar interior, endangering the health of the driver and passengers. In some of the cars the organic chemicals such as formaldehyde and benzol measured 15 milligrammes per cubic metre. One milligramme however can already caue irritation to the skin, eyes and respiratory sytem. Do you agree? state your comment.