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Factsheet: the three main health risks associated with energy saving lamps (CFLs)

(Also available as a pdf, click here) There is a trend in the European Union of promoting the widespread use of energy-saving light bulbs. Moreover, the EU and several other countries across the world have recently decided to ban conventional, … Continue reading

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Summary of the health risks

Shorter version of the factsheet available here.   (Summary also available as a PDF here)    Compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) are currently the main type of energy-saving light bulbs on the market. There are three principal problems with CFLs: electromagnetic … Continue reading

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