U.K. UNLEADED GASOLINE DRAWS FIRE IN PARLIAMENT

A report by an all party committee of members of Parliament has stirred public concern over health hazards arising from use of unleaded gasoline in the U.K. A parliamentary select committee concluded that benzene used to boost octane levels in "superunleaded" fuel grades is more dangerous than the lead additives it replaces. The committee called for an investigation into the use of ordinary unleaded gasoline in cars not fitted with catalytic converters.

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