Effective January 1, 2023, New York State established a new legal limit on the amount of some toxic cancer-causing chemicals that can be found in many popular cleaning, personal care, and cosmetic products.
Category: Cleaning Product Chemicals
Toxic Chemicals and Women’s Health: Reports
Reports on toxic chemicals in menstrual care products, nail & hair salons, cleaning products, fragrance and more.
Obesity Link with Chemicals in Food, Products under Scrutiny from scientists
According to evidence presented at a recent scientific conference on endocrinology (hormonal system) everyday exposure to obesity-promoting chemicals (obesogens) represents a significant risk to public health.
Skin Exposure to Toxic Chemicals Linked to Billions of Chronic Diseases
Today many people are exposed to a wide range of toxins, such as ozone, nanoparticles, microplastics, household cleaning agents, pesticides, enzymes, emulsifiers, fine dust, exhaust fumes, cigarette smoke and countless chemicals in the air, food and water–all of which are now believed by scientists to harm the epithelial barrier and are subsequently responsible for up to two billion chronic, non-infectious diseases including allergic conditions, inflammatory bowel disorders, celiac disease and even Parkinson’s Disease, Alzheimer’s disease, autism spectrum disorders and chronic depression.
Harmful Chemicals in Household Cleaning Products Finally Revealed: Report
By accessing new ingredient information through the “Cleaning Product Right to Know Act”, a new report, “Beyond the Label: Health Impacts of Harmful Ingredients in Cleaning Products”, calls attention to some of the most problematic chemicals used in household cleaning products.
Disturbing Findings: Mystery Industrial Chemicals Discovered in Humans
Scientists have detected 109 industrial chemicals in pregnant women and newborn babies, including 55 chemicals never before reported in people and 42 “mystery chemicals,” whose sources and uses are unknown.
Antimicrobial Additive Triclosan Linked to Fatty Liver Disease
New research has uncovered a link with Triclosan and fatty liver disease. More specifically, scientists found that the chemical accelerated the development of fatty liver and fibrosis. Mice exposed to Triclosan also had less diversity in their gut microbiomes (less gut microbiome diversity as science has now shown, is generally associated with poorer health).
Is Your COVID Surface Disinfectant a Health Risk?
The results of a new study reveal that cleaning surfaces with hydrogen peroxide-based disinfectants has the potential to pollute the air and pose a health risk.
Eye Health Threatened by Toxic Chemicals in the Air
The toxins from indoor and outdoor air pollution can trigger eye infections, dry eye disease, eye irritation, burning and itching and vision problems, including blurry vision. This is nothing to take lightly. Scientific studies have confirmed that if exposure to toxic air is prolonged it has the potential to cause chronic and even serious eye diseases like glaucoma.
Toxic Chemicals in Household Cleaners Linked to Delayed Cognitive, Language Development
The results of a new study suggest that children in households with frequent use of toxic chemicals in household cleaners were more likely to show delays in cognitive and language development by age two.