Saturday, February 28, 2009

Away from the 17 kinds of "poisonous" Living

"Home is not the most safe places, toxic substances lurking everywhere." King of the University of London, UK Department of Environmental Science, Professor Stephen Smith to accept the "Daily Mail" pointed out an interview. He also listed 17 kinds of everyday household items, and each give a relatively safe alternative.

1, most air fresheners contain phenol. The human body after inhalation, will have breathing difficulties and headaches, and irritates the eyes. After contact with skin, but also may lead to peeling and trigger measles.

Alternatives: to use natural methods of fresh air, plants such as custody, or placed grapefruit skin.

2, the majority of bleaching agent contains a chemical called sodium hypochlorite, it is highly corrosive, will release a toxic gas with a pungent, excessive exposure may damage the lungs and hair. Bleach and ammonia products (used in household cleaning agent) at the same time the use of particularly dangerous, because the two chemical reactions occur, releasing chlorine gas.

Alternatives: it is difficult for some wash stain can be used repeatedly wipe lemon.

3, artificial carpets contain volatile organic compounds, most of that long-term exposure may cause allergic diseases.

Alternative: buy the use of natural fibers such as wool, cotton, carpets made of.

4, washing liquid and detergent containing sodium carbonate and phosphate, are prone to allergic reactions.

Alternatives: to use phosphate-free products.

5, many electrical appliances, such as television, computers and electric blanket, usually containing bromine flame agent. Bromine flame agent released into the air, there may be inhaled, but not easily eliminated from the body. At present, the bromine flame agent has been confirmed that mice can lead to abortion, in Sweden and other European countries is disabled.

Alternatives: to use hot water bags in lieu of installed electric blanket; put appliances out of the bedroom and avoid inhalation of bromine in sleep agent fire.

6, much to clean the windows clean powder, containing special ammonia odor, which would stimulate and corrosion of the skin, eyes and lungs causing discomfort. Long-term contact with ammonia, but also cause liver damage.

Alternatives: two tablespoons of vinegar, was on a liter of hot water, then dip the wet cloth after the glass.

7, various studies have shown that the hair dye through the scalp can absorb into the body. Earlier, the European Commission banned 22 kinds of chemical products for the hair.

Alternatives: natural is beautiful trust. (Smile)

8, home furnace fire will produce dioxins. University of Leuven in Belgium, a study showed that frequent use of fire furnace adolescents, their testicles or breasts of young people than in other areas much smaller.

Alternative: to avoid the fire at home.

9, according to American Academy of Dermatology to a new study shows that nickel-containing jewelry, jewelry may cause contact dermatitis.

Alternatives: try to wear gold or platinum jewelry made.

10, toilet cleaners usually contain naphthalene, such toxic substances will stimulate the skin, eyes and respiratory tract. After inhaling a large number of human liver and kidney will be damaged.

Alternatives: to 250 ml white vinegar poured into the pool will be the next day brush again.

11, nail polish cleaners usually contain acetone solvent, prolonged use can lead to headaches and mental confusion.

Alternatives: not applied nail polish, and naturally do not have a cleaning agent.

12, plastic toys might contain phthalate. An American study found that long-term exposure to phthalate esters can cause genital malformations.

Alternatives: selection of a number of wooden toys.

13, shoe polish containing nitrobenzene, with the central nervous system toxicity, can cause headaches and drowsiness.

Alternative: use cotton dipped in olive oil, plus a few drops of lemon juice, applied in the shoes on, after a few minutes to clean.

14, cosmetics usually contain some toxic chemicals, such as skin care emulsion of xylene are the risk factors lead to abortion.

Alternatives: look for environmentally friendly packaging, logo, identifying its components.

15, like all the cleaning products, hand-washing liquid contains a surfactant called chemical substances, such substances can produce a bubble. Can also cause skin moisture loss, so that they are dry, rough.

Alternatives: the use of organic products.

16, fiber sheets may contain formaldehyde. This substance can stimulate the skin and respiratory tract, and can never be cleaned.

Alternatives: to make full use of 100 percent cotton sheets.

17, antidandruff shampoo usually contains anti-fungal ingredients, one of the most commonly used is pyridine sulfur copper and zinc, which may give rise to sensitive skin.

Alternatives: try to use olive oil hair massage 10 minutes.

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Genital Bleaching said...

Thanks for this list. I didn't really know some of these products had dangerous ingredients.

Genital Bleaching said...

I'll try and stay away from these products but many are household items!

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