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information about products which are included. If you have questions about
product ingredients, contact the manufacturer. You can use information in the
“Common Hazardous Chemicals” sections, including the links, to evaluate the
health impact of product ingredients.
EHANS - Who We Are And What We Do
The Environmental Health Association of Nova Scotia (EHANS), formerly the
Nova Scotia Allergy and Environmental Health Association, is a community based,
non-profit, charitable organization run entirely by volunteers. Our focus is on
environmental health, the impact on human health of common hazards in our indoor
and outdoor environments.
Our work has two major components:
- Providing information and support to Nova Scotians with environmental
- Developing public awareness about major factors which can develop or
worsen environmental illnesses, with the objective of preventing disease and
creating healthier communities.
Some of the major issues on which we work include access to medical treatment
for people with environmental illnesses, decreasing pesticide use, promoting use
of less toxic products, encouraging scent-free environments and eliminating
sources of indoor air pollution in workplaces, homes and schools.
TO JOIN EHANS
MORE INFORMATION ON
WWW.ENVIRONMENTALHEALTH.CA is an
EHANS website containing articles from our publications, position papers and
Contact EHANS through our toll free number 1-800-449-1995 or by mail at PO Box
31323, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3K 5Y5.