That new car smell can be appealing. You can even buy air fresheners in a new car scent. But researchers say that you’re actually breathing in toxic materials that can be harmful to your health.
A recent study by the Ecology Center, an Ann Arbor, Mich.-based nonprofit environmental organization, says that chemicals like lead and chlorine are found in many new vehicle interior materials and parts, like on the armrests, steering wheel, dashboard and seats.
CNET says, “These ...