Household And Industrial Detergents Are Not Formally Considered Toxic, But Nevertheless Are Dangerous To Human Health

Household and industrial detergents are not formally considered toxic. Nevertheless, these are dangerous to human health and the environment. About how these substances affect children, things are more complicated. 20% of children suffer from various forms of asthma and in the same proportion, dermatitis or other skin conditions, using regular detergent severely affecting their health.

1. Traditional laundry detergents contain:

* Petroleum-derived surfactant (suspected human carcinogen, it can destroy immunity, cardiovascular system, reproductive and respiratory);
* 1.4 Dioxin (carcinogen, it can suppress the immune system);
* Formaldehyde (irritating to the skin, eyes, nose, mouth, throat and lungs, it can lead to skin allergies, asthma attacks, and pulmonary edema);
* Bleach (it can be fatal; it can cause throat irritation, skin, and eyes).

ECOS liquid laundry detergent contains plant-based surfactant, soap bark, chamomile, horsetail, lavender; organic essential oils of lavender, lemongrass, magnolia and lily of NOP certified. Softener incorporates soy. It does not contain phosphates, enzymes, ingredients derived from petroleum or chlorine.

2. The traditional solution dishwasher contains:

* Phosphates (largest water pollutant);
* Petroleum-derived surfactant (suspected human carcinogen, it can destroy immunity, cardiovascular system, reproductive and respiratory);
* Bleach (it can be fatal, it can cause throat irritation, skin, and eyes);
* 1.4 Dioxin (carcinogen, can suppress the immune system);
* Ammonia (causing irritation of the throat, skin, and eyes, may cause bronchitis, pneumonia, cataracts, skin cancer).

Dishwashing solution from Earth Friendly Products containing purified water, surfactant derived from coconut kernels, salt, natural organic essential oil of hazelnuts, apricots, grapefruit, lavender or pears. It is 100% biodegradable, non-toxic, naturally.

3. Bleach and chlorine contain detergents:

* Sodium hypochlorite (can cause death, throat irritation, skin, and eyes, is responsible for most household poisonings in the US).

OXO BRITE laundry bleach contains sodium percarbonate and sodium carbonate. It is ideal both for whites and coloreds (so it does not fade). It harnesses the incredible power of oxygen bleach, its fragrance, and lighting of clothes and fabrics.

4. Traditional cleaning solutions contain:

* Phenol (very toxic, can cause severe irritation and burns of the skin, eyes, nose, mouth, throat and lungs, domestic consumption can cause seizures, cold sweats, coma and even death);
* Petroleum-derived surfactant (suspected human carcinogen, can destroy immunity, cardiovascular system, reproductive and respiratory);
* 1.4 Dioxin (carcinogen, can suppress the immune system);
* Synthetic perfumes (may cause skin irritation, headaches, tearing eyes, respiratory system problems).

Cleaning solution to all surfaces of the Earth Friendly Products containing purified water, pressed orange oil and essence of parsley, corn-derived ethanol, surfactant oil derived from 100% natural coconut kernels. It has a pH of 7.

One thing is certain: we must pay attention to choosing products that clean our house but also maintain our health!

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