Central Michigan University Dow Science Building evacuated due to chemical spill
As of 5:30 p.m. Monday crews from a fire department were at the scene working to address the situation. MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. – The Dow Science Building at Central Michigan University was evacuated Monday afternoon due to a chemical spill. There were no illnesses or injuries caused by the chemical spill. Police have not provided any information on the chemical that spilled. As of 5:30 p.m. Monday crews from a fire department were at the scene working to address the situation.
Sunscreen safety changes on hold amid COVID-19 pandemic -- heres why
It isnt clear how harmful some of these chemicals are if absorbed, but studies have found both oxybenzone and octinoxate in breast milk. Both Florida and Hawaii have placed restrictions on the use of the chemicals as both appear to damage coral reefs. The Environmental Working Group release an annual guide to sunscreens with safety ratings -- view it here. The CARES Act does require the FDA to provide new sunscreen regulations within 18 months. The FDA is expected to reintroduce the changes that we expected to see this year.