5 Toxic Ingredients to Avoid!
Read the labels to avoid toxic ingredients in your household products. There are plenty of harmful chemicals out there, but here are the notable ones;
Found in: Glass cleaner and polishing agent.
Why?:It is an irritant, always inhaled when being used effecting people especially with ashtma or lung and breathing difficulties. Giving short and long term effects.
2. ChlorineFound in: Toilet bowl cleaners, mildew removers
Chlorine is a respiratory irritant, usually being exposed through fumes and possibly through skin when you clean with it. Poisonous at high concentrations.
3. Sodium Hydroxide / Ammonium HydroxideFound in: Oven cleaners, carpet shampoo
Both are extremely corrosive. Causes severe burns when in contact with skin or when it gets in your eyes. Inhaling can cause a sore throat.
Found in: Window and multipurpose cleaners
A powerful solvent that usually being inhaled that can cause sore throats. Causing damage to kidney and liver at higher concentrations.
5. Quarternary Ammonium Compounds, or “QUATS”Found in: Fabric softeners and antibacterial cleaners
QUATS are lung irritants and can contribute to asthma and other breathing problems. They also irritate skin, that leads to rashes.
If we clean our house with these dirty ingredients, are we actually "cleaning"?