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Laser printers may pose health risks


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Office laser printers are as unhealthy as cigarettes, according to an Australian professor, who is now calling for regulations to limit printer emissions.

The average printer releases toner particles which can get deep into the lungs and cause respiratory problems

The team tested 62 laser printer models — all relatively new — and found that 17 of them were "high emitters" of toner particles.

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