Blogging the Chronicle: What's in Furniture? It's Enough to Make You Sick

Blogging the Chronicle: What's in Furniture? It's Enough to Make You Sick

leslie
Oct 26, 2007

Susan Fornoff's article hit home. In Wednesday's H&G she writes about Laura Ingram, who had violent allergic reactions to the chemical lacquer in newly purchased bookcases... Even leaving the furniture outdoors for three months didn't help. Fornoff says it's possible to find furniture that's chemical-free and made of all-natural material, and includes a list of resources and "cures for toxic furniture." Since we're very sensitive to chemical odors and offgassing, we can relate. Read the article here. Image: Laura Ingram
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