Children Held Captive in Smoky Vehicles (video) American Academy of Pediatrics Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption Children in a car may be involuntarily and intensely exposed to more than 400 toxic chemicals. A study presented May 1, 2011, at the Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting surveyed parents on whether they enforce a strict smoke-free car rule. See the full news release here. Credit Jonathan P. Winickoff, M.D., MassGeneral Hospital for Children Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.