Toxic Chemical Summary

I would like to share some information with you.
Are you aware of the following:

150 chemicals commonly found in homes are linked to allergies, birth defects, cancer and psychological abnormalities.

Cancer is the #1 cause of death in children and #2 in adults.

There is a higher rate of children with learning disabilities than ever before.

Diseases commonly related to chemical exposure:
1. Fibromyalgia
2. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
3. Arthritis
4. Lupus
5. Multiple Sclerosis
6. Circulatory Disorders
7. Alzheimer’s & Autism
8. Parkinson’s Disease
9. Irritable Bowel Syndrome
10. Depression
11. Hormonal Problems

 
Points to consider :                    
62 toxic chemicals are in the average home.                        
Over 72,000 synthetic chemicals have been produced since WWII.
Toxic chemicals in household cleaners are 3 times more likely to cause cancer than outdoor air.
Over 3 million poisonings are reported every year and household cleaners are the NUMBER ONE cause of poisoning of children.
Bleach is linked to the rising rates of breast cancer in women, reproductive problems in men and learning and behavioral problems in children.
Since 1980, asthma has increased by 600%. The Canadian Lung Association and the Asthma Society of Canada has identified common household cleaners and cosmetics as triggers.
Formaldehyde, phenol, benzene, toluene, xylene are found in common household cleaners and cosmetics. These chemicals are cancer causing and toxic to the immune system.
 

Here is a PARTIAL LIST of common carcinogens and/or neurotoxins.

 Carcinogens are chemicals that cause cancer.

 Neurotoxins are chemicals that adversely affect the nervous system reducing emotional well being, mental alertness, coordination and other functions associated with intelligence.

Lysol Disinfectant (all scents)
Renuzit Air Deodorizer
Bon Ami Foam Cleaner
Citri-Solv
Fantastik All-Purpose Cleaner
Formula 409
Pine-Sol Multi-Action Spray
Pledge Household Cleaner
Simple Green
Spic & Span Cleaner
Scotts Liquid Gold
Lemon Pledge
Tilex Soap Scum Remover
Glass Plus
Ajax Cleaner
Gillette Foamy Skin Conditioning
Speed Stick Deodorant
Soft Soap
Secret Deodorant

Swiffer Liquid floor cleaner  

S.O.S. Ammonia Glass Cleaner
Dawn Sureshot
S.O.S. Vinegar Cleaner
Joy Dishwashing Liquid
Windex Glass Cleaner
Shout Aerosol & Stick
Sunlight Dishwashing Liquid
Spray & Wash Stain Remover
Kleen King Alum.& Copper Clnr
KR2 Spot Lifter
Behold Furniture Wax
Depend-o Blue Toilet Cleaner
Endust
3M Aerosol Spot Remover
Formby’s Lemon & Almond Spray
Most Home & Garden Pesticides
Old English Furniture Spray
Dove Soap Bars

Febreze  Air & Fabric Deodorizer 

ANY PRODUCTS CONTAINING BLEACH OR BLEACH ADDITIVES

Right Guard Deodorant
Ponds Dry Skin Bar
Palmolive Skin Bar
Lady Speed Stick
Lever 2000
Irish Spring Deodorant
Lifebouy Soap
Jergens Liquid Soap
English Leather Deodorant
Ban Roll-on
Caress Body Bar
Camay
Ultra Brite Toothpaste
Cepacol Mouthwash
Crest Tartar Control
Listerine Original & Cool Mint
Arm & Hammer Toothpaste
Colgate Toothpaste
Scope Mouthwash

 

 
It is alarming to think of all the people who use toxic products to clean their homes and don’t know the dangers. I also had no clue the products I used were so harmful. I thought because the products were on the grocery shelves, they were safe to use. Boy was I wrong!!

The average home today contains more hazardous products than are found in a typical chemistry lab.

 Go into your kitchen and your bathroom and look under your sinks where you keep your cleaning and personal care supplies. What did you find? Now compare what you found to the list above.

Household cleaning and personal care products aren’t the only source of toxins in your home, but they are the easiest to replace!

What can you do?  

The answer is to start in small ways! 

 Read those product labels, do research and you can request information from this site on how to affordably switch to safer products