NEW YORK (MainStreet)
You may know that formaldehyde is a key ingredient in the anti-corrosion solution.
But did you know that it was also found in the leading brand of baby shampoo, not as a random pollutant?
Johnson & Johnson has just announced that its 100 baby products, including the popular tears-free shampoo, have been cleared of formaldehyde and 1-4-dioxane. (
Almost: the level of the latter has been reduced to a small amount. )
Under the pressure of consumers, J & J vowed two years ago to remove these chemicals, and they wanted to know the role of carcinogens in child care products.
Known for preserving the body, formaldehyde is released by preservatives found in many cosmetics; 1,4-
The dioxygen Liuhuan is a by-product of the process that reduces the level of detergent wear in personal care products.
According to the New York Times, Johnson & Johnson insists the chemicals are safe, although it has spent tens of millions of dollars to eliminate them. (
The company promises that all its consumer goods will be free of so-by 2015-
Is concern of chemical material)
Neither formaldehyde nor formaldehyde.
Since the two oxygen six rings are not technically components, they are included in the product label;
Synthetic compounds for spices will also be phased out, but have not yet been disclosed.
While it is particularly shocking to learn that there is a compound in the baby shampoo that is known to cause human cancer and is related to pickled corpses, in terms of the harmful chemicals that we come into contact with every day, this is just the tip of a poisonous iceberg (or nearly so).
Home products contain hundreds of synthetic compounds, most of which have never been fully tested to determine their impact on human health (
Not to mention how they are combined).
For example, formaldehyde is also present in carpets, soaps and detergents, cabinets and glue.
Here are nine other worrying chemicals that exist not only around you, but also within you.
These plasticizer are everywhere.
1 billion tons are produced each year, and they enter (
Among other things)
Children's toys, tablets of medicine, shower curtains, adhesives, food packaging and perfumes for a variety of cleaning products, personal and other purposes.
Disturbing: phthal salts are easily released into the environment and they seem to play a hormonal role in the human body.
Possible consequences include (in males)
Genital malformation, infertility, diabetes and (in females)
Premature Birth, early puberty, and breast cancer.
Allergies are also associated with asthma.
TriclosanAn antimicrobial agent triclosan originally intended to be used in the hospital, but soon entered a wide variety of consumer goods: toothpaste, cutting boards, shoes, garbage bags and antibacterial soap.
Therefore, the tricloclins are now in a variety of places that should not appear: Bile exposed to wild fish in wastewater, in breast milk and nearly 75% of urine samples tested in 2008.
The effect of chlorine powder penetrating the skin into the blood on the human body is not clear.
But it has been shown to disrupt the endocrine system of several different animals and interfere with the function of human muscle cells in vitro.
The benefits of using it in soap have been questioned;
S. Food and Drug Administration says there is no evidence of reversal of triclosan except for one
Colgate toothpaste always proves the effect of gum inflammation.
Some studies have shown that the widespread use of triclosan may contribute to the resistance of microorganisms to biokilling agents.
BPA for the manufacture of hard plastic, including water bottles, sports equipment, dvd, medical and dental equipment, and materials for glasses.
It is also used for the lining of metal food and beverage cans, as well as heat sensitive paper for printing receipts.
In other words, it is everywhere, included in our body: it will enter the substance we consume and be absorbed through our skin.
Its impact on animals, under the Environmental Protection Agency's restrictions on human contact, is very terrible: adverse changes in genital organs and tissues, including tendencies to cancer, and effects on non-neurological and behavioralhuman primates.
The Environmental Working Group has condemned the FDA's recent ban on the use of BPA in baby bottles as a "pure cosmetic" because this chemical is still present in food packaging.
Also known as Perc, or just dry-
The damage to the nervous system from the cleaning solution of vinyl chloride is almost as large as the stain.
It is classified by the International Agency for Cancer Research as a possible human carcinogens, and studies have also shown that it significantly increases the risk of Parkinson's disease.
A researcher found that there were 3 children in the dry cleaners.
The possibility of mental division is 5 times that of other children.
Perc is a common pollutant in soil and groundwater, so you can't completely avoid it.
But organic dry cleaners don't use it and you can avoid the residence where the Perc machine is located.
Monsanto brought glyphosate to market in the 1970 s, giving it a rough implied name, Roundup, a herbicide that kills almost anything growing.
It was immediately welcomed by farmers, and with the introduction of genetically modified "Nongda preparation" seeds, it really took off, which grew into glyphosate-
It can reduce the resistant crops that can be sprayed.
Nongda is also sold to ordinary homeowners to remove weeds from the yard.
It is no surprise that a chemical toxic to plant life seems to be of no benefit to animals: birth defects were observed in rats and frogs exposed to glyphosate.
The harm of human beings has not yet been finalized, but some believe that the presence of Nongda in food supply and the environment has led to the prevalence of several diseases.
Development of herbicide
Anti-Super weeds is also a problem.
The purpose of Parabens is preservatives, killing bacteria and fungi, which are present in a range of personal care products: shampoo, moisturizer, shaving gel, lubricants, cosmetics, deodorant and toothpaste
They even added food to the food.
The problem is that parab gold was found in breast cancer tumors, and it is known that it can mimic the hormone estrogen that causes the disease.
Reproductive toxicity is also suspected.
In view of these concerns, some products have been added to paraben-
Free and labeled like this.
Pfcsper compounds that can make materials resistant to stains, oil and water were found in clothing, cookware, fast food wrapping paper, microwave flower bags and carpets. (
PTFE and Si Gao Jie, for example, are from the total amount. )
Since they do not degrade organically, they persist in the environment and accumulate in living tissues.
Health problems include the toxic smoke generated by heating the non-stick pan, resulting in "tefulon flu "(
Can kill the pet bird! );
Stainless steel and cast iron may be a safer alternative.
Pbdespolybrodebbides replaced the first generation of flame retardant substances banned in the United States-PCBs. S.
Because they were toxic in 1977.
It is foreseeable that the adverse effects of PBDEs on health and the environment and the questionable effectiveness are also reviewed.
PBDEs are common in furniture, television, computers and electrical equipment.
A shocking 2010 study showed that children exposed to PBDEs before birth scored lower in mental and physical development tests between 1 and 6 years of age.
Toluene solvent for the manufacture of paint, paint thinners, nail polish, paint, adhesives and rubber, toluene is toxic to the nervous system, although it is less than benzene that is highly carcinogenic, it replaced it to a large extent.
Some people get angry in order to become High, which is the stupidest thing to imagine, because inhalation causes (
Apart from the happy settlement)
Fatigue, confusion, temporary hearing or loss of color vision, severe lung injury and even death. --