The following is a list of products many of us use or have contact with every day. Each and every one of these usually contains unregulated synthetic chemical ingredients, many of which pose known health hazards.
How many of these things did you touch or breathe in today?
What is protecting you?
Posted in Chemicals, Environmental Health, Fragrance, Health, Products
Tagged allergies, asthma, cancer, cleaning products, hazardous air pollutants, health hazards, indoor air quality, laundry detergent, MCS, petrochemicals, phthalates, toxic chemicals
The world is an exceedingly strange place when products that are designed to kill unwanted and uncared for “pests” have fragrance chemicals added to change the way they smell, and those fragrance chemicals are better regulated than the ones in products we living (wanted and cared for?) humans are sold, for intimate use, on a daily basis.
1.indicating a person or thing that kills: insecticide
2.indicating a killing; murder: homicide
How is it that the fragrances added to pesticides are more regulated than the fragrances we are exposed to 24/7 now, from laundry, personal care, cleaning products, scented candles and air “fresheners” (among others, as everything is fragranced these days)?
Posted in Air Quality, Ecocide, Environmental Health, Fragrance, Pesticides
Tagged Fragrance, fragrance chemicals, fragrance ingredients, hazardous air pollutants, health hazards, laundry products, perfumes, pesticides, petrochemicals, product safety, public health risks, regulations, scented products, toxic chemicals
Here’s a good three minute PSA from Frederick Community College about going fragrance-free:
Fragrance chemical pollution is as harmful as smoke, and has serious short and long term impacts on health and productivity.
Posted in Air Quality, Disability, Fragrance, Health, Pollution
Tagged air "fresheners", allergies, chemical pollution, fragrance-free, hazardous air pollutants, health hazards, Human Rights, IAQ, MCS, productivity, Research, tobacco smoke, toxic trespass