Tuesday, May 16, 2006

Toxic Products in Your Home

The Safe Shopper's Bible
By David Steinman and Samuel S. Epstein M.D, 1995

A Consumer's Guide to Nontoxic Household Products, Cosmetics and Food

Which products are safe and which may be harmful? Many items you buy every day contain ingredients that can cause allergic reaction, breathing difficulty, dizziness, cancer, birth defects, and other problems. Here, at last, is a comprehensive guide to answer all your questions about thousands of brand-name household products, personal care products, foods, and beverages.

According to this book, here is a list of common household products that contain known carcinogens and/or neurotoxins. Carcinogens are chemicals that cause cancer. Neurotoxins are chemicals that adversely affect the nervous system reducing emotional well being, mental alertness, coordination and other functions associated with intelligence.

Lysol disinfectant (all scents), Renuzit Air Deodorizer, Bon Ami Foam Cleaner, Citri-Solv, Fantastik All-Purpose Cleaner, Formula 409, Pine-Sol Multi-Action Spray, Pledge Household Cleaner, Simple Green, Spic & Span Cleaner, Scotts Liquid Gold, Lemon Pledge, Tilex Soap Scum Remover, Glass Plus, Ajax Cleaner, Gillette Foamy Skin Conditioning, Speed Stick Deodorant, Soft Soap, Secret Deodorant ,S.O.S. Ammonia Glass Cleaner, Dawn Sureshot,
S.O.S. Vinegar Cleaner, Joy Dishwashing Liquid, Windex Glass Cleaner, Palmolive Dishwashing Liquid, Shout Aerosol & Stick, Sunlight Dishwashing Liquid, Spray & Wash Stain Remover.

Kleen King Alum.& Copper Clnr, KR2 Spot Lifter, Behold Furniture Wax, Depend-o Blue Toilet Cleaner, Endust, 3M Aerosol Spot Remover, Formby's Lemon & Almond Spray, Most Home & Garden Pesticides, Old English Furniture Spray, Dove Soap Bars, Right Guard Deodorant, Ponds Dry Skin Ba,r Palmolive Skin Bar, Lady Speed Stick, Lever 2000, Irish Spring Deodorant, Lifebouy Soap, Jergens Liquid Soap, English Leather Deodorant, Ban Roll-on, Caress Body Bar, Camay, Ultra Brite Toothpaste, Cepacol Mouthwash, Crest Tartar Control, Listerine Original & Cool Mint, Arm & Hammer Toothpaste, Colgate toothpaste, Scope Mouthwash.

Makes you think twice huh? This awesome book can be found in nearly any bookstore. Amazon.com has the book for a great price! I urge you to get a copy of this book for yourself!