Exposure to lead, mercury, pesticides, flame retardants (PBDEs) and other toxic chemicals can harm human health. There’s little debate about that.
The debate is over how much exposure is dangerous. In this video, a team at Simon Fraser University makes the case that very small exposures can be detrimental to children and fetuses, because they are developing neurologically.
Watch to the end for tips on how to reduce chemical exposures at home and push for testing of new chemicals being used on foods or consumer products.