Comments for: Tests of 25 Mainers find high levels of chemicals used in plastics

Posted March 18, 2014, at 2:22 p.m.
Last modified March 19, 2014, at 3:17 p.m.

AUGUSTA | The test results are in for 25 Mainers who recently volunteered to test their bodies for a battery of chemicals commonly found in consumer products. Every participant, from current and former lawmakers to mothers and an electrician, tested positive for phthalates, a group of chemicals used to …


This article has been updated to remove Rep. Corey Wilson from the list of lawmakers participating in the study. Wilson did not end up taking part in the final study.

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