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The Canadian Medical Assoc. wants to ban all household anti-bacterial products! @cancersocietybc @canadian_living

Sign up for Queen of Green tips by email Choose disinfectants with: Ingredients listed Plant-based ingredients EcoLogo or Green Seal certified label The Green Seal standard provides criteria for the development of many products, from home-cleaners to paints. Certification guarantees that products perform as well as or better than conventional products and that ingredients are biodegradable and do not contain phthalates, heavy metals or optical brighteners. Avoid disinfectants with: "Chlor" compounds Fragrance Triclosan Triclosan in particular is one of the most common anti-bacterial agents in household cleaners and personal-care products. It's suspected of interfering with hormone function and contributes to antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Triclosan is also harmful to fish and wildlife. Are you interested in greening your workplace? Check out our David Suzuki Green Your Wor...

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