Radon in Granite Countertops: Don’t Worry.
- Gee, imagine that. Not the slightest bit. I’m not worried about granite countertops. As for that New York Times article and the idea that some granite might heat up your Cheerios… I’m sorry, but that’s just absurd. Granite countertops may contain trace amounts of radon, but not enough to be of any consequence. Being worried about granite is a little bit like being afraid of dirt. From everything I’ve read about this scare, I think it’s mostly a laughable smear compaign; the people saying granite countertops present a radon risk are largely the manufacturers of competing products. . In the same article, another expert says you have a better chance of getting struck by lightning than being at risk for cancer because of radon in granite
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