Media Coverage


Dr. Steinemann's research on fragranced consumer products, chemical emissions, exposures, and health effects have been covered in over 2,000 newspapers, magazines, radio and television stations, and web-based outlets internationally, across six continents, with an estimated reach of over 600 million people.


The following are samples of media coverage of Dr. Steinemann's research.

Articles

Washington Post March 20, 2018
https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/home/bothered-by-fragrances-this-story-will-be-a-breath-of-fresh-air/2018/03/19/ace83e8a-26cd-11e8-b79d-f3d931db7f68_story.html?utm_term=.a340e83c75cc

Daily Mail UK March 16, 2018
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-5505955/Is-DEODORANT-making-ill.html

MSN March 16, 2018
https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/medical/sensitivity-to-everyday-chemicals-on-the-rise-among-adult-americans/ar-BBKhYg6

New Scientist March 14, 2018
https://www.newscientist.com/article/2163749-a-quarter-of-people-have-bad-reactions-to-fragranced-products/

IFL Science March 13, 2018
http://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/a-quarter-of-americans-suffer-from-chemical-exposure-and-its-getting-worse-fast/

Men's Health February 9, 2018
https://www.menshealth.com/health/deodorant-health-risks-fragrance-chemicals-phthalates-styrene‚Äč

Time Magazine March 5, 2017
http://time.com/4695013/fragrance-sensitivity-smell/

Huffington Post March 16, 2017
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/fragrance-sensitivities-can-actually-be-very-severe_us_58c99c3fe4b07112b6472a41

WebMD November 2, 2016
https://www.webmd.com/allergies/news/20161102/scented-rooms-products-many-health-conscious-americans-say-no-thanks

Health.com March 15, 2017
http://www.health.com/allergy/fragrance-sensitivity-health-effects

Men's Health March 9, 2017
http://www.menshealth.com/health/fragrances-make-you-sick

Medical News Today UK  October 26, 2016
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/313700.php

ScienceDaily  October 24, 2016
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/10/161024095420.htm

Consumer Affairs  March 7, 2017
https://www.consumeraffairs.com/news/fragranced-products-cause-health-problems-study-finds-030717.html

Russia Apteka March 7, 2017
http://www.apteka.ua/article/403448

UK Daily Mail March 9, 2017
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-4295788/Is-perfume-making-sick-New-study-suggests-so.html

Huffington Post November 22, 2016
http://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/2016/11/21/the-hidden-hazards-in-your-everyday-home-fragrances_a_21610363/

New York Daily News, March 3, 2015
http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/health/green-household-products-aren-eco-friendly-study-article-1.2135943

Sydney Morning Herald  March 7, 2017
http://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/health-and-wellbeing/fragranced-products-are-making-us-sick-study-finds-20170306-gurhop.html

Sydney Morning Herald  October 27, 2016
http://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/health-and-wellbeing/wellbeing/a-problem-of-hidden-hazards-common-fragrances-a-public-health-problem-20161026-gsax8k.html

The Sydney Morning Herald, March 3, 2015
http://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/homestyle/green-cleaning-products-may-not-be-what-they-seem-20150303-13u6nh.html

Herald Sun March 5, 2017
http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/victoria/onethird-of-australians-experience-health-problems-when-exposed-to-fragrance-products-research-finds/news-story/7d591f3839e3d1552fd0328479bb0938

Herald Sun, March 3, 2015
http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/victoria/university-of-melbourne-study-warns-of-harmful-compounds-found-in-cleaning-products/story-fni0fit3-1227246831566

The French Tribune, March 3, 2015
http://frenchtribune.com/teneur/1524058-research-finds-hidden-dangers-green-products

USA Today, April 9, 2013
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/09/retailers-products-toxic-chemicals/2067113/

Cincinnati News, April 9, 2013
http://news.cincinnati.com/usatoday/article/2067113

Costco News, April 9, 2013
http://interceder.net/latest_news/Costco

Gannett Press Connects, April 9, 2013
http://www.pressconnects.com/article/20130410/APHEADS/304100110/Stores-urged-pull-items-certain-chemical-toxins

Tucson Citizen, April 9, 2013
http://tucsoncitizen.com/usa-today-news/page/3/

Sci-Tech News, April 9, 2013
http://www.sci-tech-today.com/fullpage/fullpage.xhtml?dest=%2Fstory.xhtml%3Fstory_id%3D0220018F4Q2W

Arizona Central News, April 9, 2013
http://www.azcentral.com/news/articles/20130409coalition-urges-retailers-pull-potentially-toxic-products.html

San Francisco Chronicle, August 25, 2011
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/green/detail?entry_id=96151

Daily Mail, U.K., August 25, 2011
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2029873/Cancer-risk-perfumed-products-tumble-dryer-chemicals-air-vents.html

Science News, September 3, 2011
http://www.sciencenews.org/view/generic/id/333983/title/News_in_Brief_Earth_%2B_Environment

Rodale.com, August 26, 2011
http://www.rodale.com/laundry-detergent-ingredients

WebIndia123, August 25, 2011
http://news.webindia123.com/news/Articles/India/20110825/1819560.html

Discovery News, November 2, 2010
http://news.discovery.com/human/scented-product-toxic-chemicals.html

U.S. News & World Report, October 29, 2010
http://health.usnews.com/health-news/managing-your-healthcare/environment/articles/2010/10/29/many-scented-consumer-products-emit-toxic-chemicals-study.html

Chicago Tribune, October 29, 2010
http://featuresblogs.chicagotribune.com/features_julieshealthclub/2010/10/study-green-products-emit-hazardous-chemicals.html

USA Today, October 28, 2010
http://www.usatoday.com/printedition/life/20101028/toxicscent28_st.art.htm

USA Today, October 26, 2010
http://content.usatoday.com/communities/greenhouse/post/2010/10/fraganced-products-toxic-chemicals/1

Rodale.com, October 27, 2010
http://www.rodale.com/fragranced-products?page=0%2C1

The Columbus Dispatch, October 27, 2010
http://www.dispatch.com/live/content/local_news/stories/2010/10/27/beware-toxins-in-products-study-warns.html?sid=101

The Columbus Dispatch, October 26, 2010
http://www.dispatch.com/live/content/local_news/stories/2010/10/26/Studyx_Cleaning_products_contain_hazardous _chemicals.html?sid=101

Chemistry World (UK), November 12, 2010
http://www.rsc.org/chemistryworld/News/2010/November/12111001.asp

Cincinnati Enquirer, November 3, 2010
http://news.cincinnati.com/article/20101103/LIFE07/11040304/1042/Scented+products+emit+chemicals+not+on+the+label

Houma Today, October 28, 2010
http://www.houmatoday.com/article/20101028/ARTICLES/101029235

Daily Press, November 3, 2010
http://weblogs.dailypress.com/health/peninsula-health-notes/2010/11/scents_can_make_you_sick_unlab.html

MSN (Health and Fitness), October 29, 2010
http://health.msn.com/womens-health/articlepage.aspx?cp-documentid=100266459

Futurity, November 2, 2010 
http://www.futurity.org/health-medicine/that-fresh-clean-scent-killing-you/comment-page-1/

healthfinder.gov, October 29, 2010
http://www.healthfinder.gov/News/newsstory.aspx?docid=644983

womenshealth.gov, October 29, 2010
http://www.womenshealth.gov/news/english/644983.htm

Healthy Child, November 4, 2010
http://healthychild.org/blog/comments/non-toxic_scented_products_release_toxic_chemicals/

Thaindian News, October 30, 2010
http://www.thaindian.com/newsportal/health/fragranced-products-emit-unlisted-toxic-chemicals-shows-study_100452580.html

Science Centric, October 27, 2010 
http://www.sciencecentric.com/news/10102733-scented-consumer-products-shown-emit-many-unlisted-chemicals.html

Medindia, November 4, 2010
http://www.medindia.net/news/Unlisted-Toxic-Chemical-Carcinogens-in-Fragranced-Home-Products-76225-1.htm#ixzz14Ljuj0Al

The Washington Post, July 29, 2008
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/07/25/AR2008072502684.html

The San Francisco Chronicle, August 2, 2008
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/chronicle/a/2008/08/02/HO1311S5VJ.DTL

WebMD, July 25, 2008
http://www.webmd.com/allergies/news/20080725/fragrances-may-emit-potential-toxins

The Seattle Times, July 23, 2008
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2008067309_toxicsmell23m0.html

Seattle Post-Intelligencer, July 23, 2008
http://www.seattlepi.com/health/371779_toxicfragrance23.html

Hindustan Times, July 24, 2008
http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1P3-1516323711.html



Television and Radio Programs

ABC News, April 24, 2017
https://www.abc2news.com/news/health/can-smells-make-you-sick-research-shows-scent-sensitivity-could-be-dangerous

WCBS (New York City, NY), March 9, 2011
http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2011/03/09/could-common-household-scented-products-make-you-ill/

KPLU (Seattle, WA), November 1, 2010
http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kplu/news.newsmain/article/1/0/1719248/KPLU.Local.News/Potential.Risks.from.Fragrances.in.Common.Products

Scientific American, August 15, 2008
http://www.scientificamerican.com/podcast/episode.cfm?id=BE6C7E65-A534-B726-650A346D508E84FE

Living on Earth (National Public Radio), May 21, 2010
http://www.loe.org/shows/segments.htm?programID=10-P13-00021&segmentID=5

KOMO 4 News (Seattle, WA), July 23, 2008
http://www.komonews.com/news/health/25836839.html?tab=video

KING 5 News (Seattle, WA), July 23, 2008
http://www.king5.com/news/local/60015247.html

The Environment Report, May 17, 2010
http://www.environmentreport.org/story.php?story_id=5011


CBS News, August 25, 2011
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504763_162-20097302-10391704.html

Hawaii News Now: KHNL/KGMB (Honolulu, HI), Aug. 26, 2011
http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/15340706/health-highlights-aug-26-2011

WUSA 9 (CBS, Washington D.C.), August 25, 2011
http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/15340706/health-highlights-aug-26-2011

cbs8.com (San Diego, CA), October 29, 2010
http://www.cbs8.com/Global/story.asp?S=13411979