Bathroom Products

Bathroom Alert
The following disturbing information cannot be overlooked…

Of the 2,983 chemicals (used in cosmetics) analysed by the National Institute of Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH), the results were as follows:

884 of the ingredients were found to be toxic.

Of these:

314 can cause biological mutation (change in cells)

218 can cause reproductive complications

778 can cause acute toxicity

146 can cause tumours, and

376 can cause skin & eye irritations

(Ref. Why Are You Poisoning Your Family?, by Kare Possick, A Consumer Alert Publication, 1994)

Remove Dangerous Ingredients:

Propylene Glycol and Sodium Lauryl Sulfate are just two of the many harmful ingredients in your bathroom…

Propylene Glycol: Industrial anti-freeze, major ingredient in brake & hydraulic fluid. Also used in cosmetics, toothpaste and lotions. Implicated in contact dermatitis, kidney damage & liver abnormalities.

Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) (SLES): Found in most brands of shampoo, conditioner, lotion & toothpaste, is also a major ingredient in car wash soap, engine degreaser & garage floor cleaner. Exposure to SLS may lead to hair loss, eye damage, skin irritations, and kidney damage. A burning sensation, coughing, wheezing, laryngitis, shortness of breath, headache, nausea & vomiting are also possible side effects, according to this compound’s MSDS.

WATCH OUT for these dangerous ingredients as well:

Alcohol, Aluminium, Coal Tar, Formaldehyde, Lanolin, Mineral Oil, Talc.

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