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Is using cedar balls safe for pregnant women?

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Asked by kwee at 10:56 AM on Jun. 20, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • never heard of them what are they and what are they used for?

    Answer by esmith1984 at 10:59 AM on Jun. 20, 2011

  • As far as I know, they are just cedar wood

    Answer by Zakysmommy at 11:15 AM on Jun. 20, 2011

  • It's hard to know. Are they just balls of cedar wood? Or are they a "cedar wood" type product to discourage moths and insects? I looked at the National Library of Medicine's Household Products Database to see what I could find. They list an item called "Enoz Cedar Pine Moth Balls," which contain a chemical called Naphlalene. You can read about it here:
    Household Products Database ( may also have information about the specific name brand product you have. Good luck with your search!

    Answer by JPeacock at 11:27 AM on Jun. 20, 2011

  • what is that for and what is it !! sorry to ask :s

    Answer by caramelH at 12:14 PM on Jun. 20, 2011

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