The CPSC has declared the gas stove a health hazard.
The US government may soon take the decision to ban the gas stove.
New York. The Biden government could soon make a big decision about the gas stove in America. With the environment in mind, the Biden government is preparing to ban gas stoves. According to the report, the American Consumer Product Safety (CPSC) said that the gas stove used for cooking is polluting. CPSC Commissioner Richard Trumka Jr. said gas stoves are a hidden danger, products that are unsafe may be banned.
poisonous gas coming out of a gas stove
According to the report, carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides and particulates enter the atmosphere from the gas stove, which have been described as dangerous by the World Health Organization and the Protection Agency of the environment. It was said in the report that cooking on a gas stove produces two and a half times more particles in the atmosphere than on an electric stove. For this reason, in addition to respiratory problems, toxic gases can also cause problems related to heart disease and cancer.
Gas stove in 35% of US homes
Quoting an expert in the report, 50 years of health studies have shown that gas stoves are harmful to our health and asthma in children is the biggest proof of this. Please say that at present the gas stove is used in 35% of homes in America. The number of gas stoves is high in places like California and New Jersey in America, where gas stoves are used in 70% of homes.
6.5 million children with asthma
A recent study published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health indicates that 13% of asthma cases in American children are caused by toxic fumes from gas stoves. According to the media, the gas stove is responsible for 12.7% of asthma among children in America. Asthma in a total of 6.5 million American children has been caused by gas stoves. Toxic gases coming out of the gas stove are becoming a major cause of asthma in children.
Keywords: America, Joe Biden
FIRST POST: January 11, 2023, 02:32 HST