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Resource ID: #17512
Subject: Chemicals
Source: KMSP-TV (Minneapolis)
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Date: April 26 - 27, 2000

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KMSP TV finds that "treated wood used to make millions of children's play sets, picnic tables, decks and many other outdoor structures is potentially a serious health threat to people and children in particular. That's because the wood is treated with Arsenic, a poison, and very potent carcinogen. ... We tested the surfaces of play sets, picnic tables and decks in public parks and found significant levels of arsenic."

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