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Title: Better Art Supplies for Budding Artists

URL: http://www.thegreenguide.com/docprint.mhtml?i=116&s=artsupplies

Abstract: If your child has a penchant for the visual arts, the last thing you want to do is discourage his or her emerging talents by scrooging on supplies. But be on the lookout for unhealthy materials. Many paints and markers contain neurotoxic solvents like turpentine and xylene. Some artist's pastels contain inhalable asbestos, a known human carcinogen. Companies, however, are not required by law to list ingredients on labels. So what do you look for?

Source: The Green Guide

Date of Publication: September 2006

Resource Type: Article/Report

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