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Accommodating people with multiple chemical sensitivities

A significant number of people suffer from a heightened sensitivity to solvents and to petroleum products, including fragrances. These chemicals can act as respiratory irritants, cardiac stimulants and neurotoxins. Persons with MCS may go limp or lose consciousness as a result of oxygen deprivation during an exposure. Some people develop skin rashes from contact with perfume.

Please understand that this is not a preference issue -- it is a serious health issue.

Even small amounts of scented or toxic products such as those in deodorant, shampoo, lotions, and clothing can add up quickly to intolerable amounts in a roomful of people. Chemically sensitive people do not have the ability to detox from the chemicals they are exposed to and are poisoned by amounts thought to be safe for others.

Therefore, please:

Thank you.