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Bead Toxicity Research
Chemical Hazards In Mardi Gras Beads 2020 Update – Ecocenter.org | February 2020
The Chemical Hazards In Mardi Gras Beads & Holiday Beaded Garland – Healthystuff.org | Jeff Gearhart & Karla Pena
Holiday & Mardi Gras Beads Found To Contain Lead & Hazardous Flame Retardants – Ecocenter.org | December 5, 2013
The Toxic Truth Behind Mardi Gras Beads – David Redmon | Smithsonian Magazine
BEed Aware – The Toxic Tale Of Mardi Gras Beads – Kate Stevens | Nolafamily.com
Biodegradable Mardi Gras Beads
Biodegradable Bead Update – LSU.edu
Made From Microalgae, These Mardi Gras Beads Are Biodegradable – Smithsonian Magazine | David Taylor