Posts filed under ‘Health Hazards’
Did you know? Since 2012 there have been 32,000 calls to Poison Control from children ingesting laundry detergent? Most commonly from the pod like packages! #DitchTheDetergents
New tests of 100 “natural” and “organic” soaps, shampoos and other consumer products show that nearly half of them contained a cancer-causing chemical that is a byproduct of petrochemicals used in manufacturing.
Finally–toxic cleaners exposed! EWG will soon launch a website tool that will allow people to search and find out just how toxic their cleaners are. Check out their sneak peak report!
Are your white clothes really whiter after you wash them? Most laundry detergents contain optical brighteners, which are chemicals that trick your sensory perception.
Beauty is only skin deep, but the products we use to attain it contain chemicals that may penetrate far deeper. The average adult uses nine personal care products a day, with roughly 120 chemicals spread among them, many of which are incompletely tested for toxicity.
Start 2012 right with a toxin-free home – check out this list of simple things you can do to maintain an eco-healthy home.