When DuPont coined the slogan "Better Living ... Through Chemistry" in 1935, who could have imagined citrus-scented children's socks?
Now, a debate is wafting about as to whether fragrance enhances our lives or exacerbates health problems. A bill before the Minnesota Legislature calls for a pilot project in Minneapolis public schools to educate people about the potentially harmful effects of fragrance products on sensitive people
— from Fragrance debate: A matter of scents and sensibility? (link no longer working, sorry!) in today's Star Tribune.
Next celebrity perfume? Nicole Richie says she has one in the works (another dead link!), as has been rumored for some time.