Which Chemicals Are in Household Dust?

When it comes to keeping kids safe, most parents do not think about household dust as a potential hazard. But dust can expose kids to a wide range of chemicals. A new UC Davis Health study funded by a grant from the Environmental Protection Agency will track which chemicals kids might accidentally ingest through household dust, and also how much they are ingesting.

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Deborah Bennett, MS, PhD

Deborah Bennett, MS, PhD


Dr. Bennett's research focuses on the measurement and modeling of organic compounds in the indoor environment, an area of great importance from a health perspective.

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