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Vinyl flooring is the latest target of the Healthy Flooring Network, which believes that both vinyl and carpet contain high levels of chemicals that are 'potentially hazardous to human health and the environment'. A report produced jointly with Greenpeace, called Poison Underfoot, found a range of undesirable chemicals in the floor coverings. These include tributyltin (TBT) which is toxic to animals and known to have caused sex changes in marine wildlife. All five samples of vinyl flooring, ...

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