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Popular products that stop glasses & shields misting has soared considerably during the pandemic – but they could pose a health threat, researchers warn.

Sprays and cloths that promise to stop glasses fogging up while wearing a mask may contain high levels of potentially toxic chemicals, according to research by Duke University in the US.

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Household cleaning products, DIY products and cosmetics should carry warning labels, scientists have said, after research found they contain chemicals which significantly increase the risk of adults developing asthma.  

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