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The California Air Resources board has banned in-home ozone air purifiers, citing studies that found they can worsen lung conditions such as asthma, even though many manufacturers claim they help prevent such conditions. The regulation requires testing and certification of all kinds of air purifiers. Any that emit too much ozone will be banned. "State government needed to set up [its] own standards on air purifiers because many [marketers] indeed are deceiving the public," former Assemblywoman Fran Pavley told the Los Angeles Times.
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Title Annotation:STATELINE
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Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Dec 1, 2007
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