Dr Oz: Are Laminate Floors Toxic?
Laminate wood flooring is popular in many homes, with the floors designed to be both affordable and safe for you to install in your house. Laminate floors could also be toxic, which means the more you’re exposed, the higher your risk. A recent media investigation found the highest levels of formaldehyde in floor boards made in China. Experts believe those laminates may in hundreds of thousands of American homes. When the government tested them in the fall of 2015, it found exposure to the flooring can cause irritation to the eyes, nose, and throat, asthma, and even cancer. Are your floors putting you at risk?