Toronto, Sep 19 (IBNS): Canadian environmental health experts welcomed the latest American research that shows kids are vulnerable to the presence of toxic chemicals in household dust, according to media reports.

American researchers have reported that dust contains a wide range of toxic and cancer-causing chemicals, and kids are at higher risk for exposure when they crawl, play on the floor and put their hands in their mouths.

According to the American meta-analysis, in the peer-reviewed journal Environmental Science & Technology, 10 harmful chemicals were found in 90 per cent of dust samples taken from homes across more than a dozen states. Read more