13 May '12, 5pm

The Worst Ingredients in Laundry Detergent | Care2 Healthy Living

The Worst Ingredients in Laundry Detergent | Care2 Healthy Living

Photo Courtesy Of: iStockphoto/Thinkstock When most people think of pollution, they think of the outdoors—garbage-choked streams or industrial waste. But you probably spend a large portion of your time indoors—as much as 80 to 90 percent of your life. You work, study, eat, drink and sleep in enclosed environments where air circulation may be restricted. The typical American home contains 3-10 gallons of toxic materials —everything from glass and bathroom cleaners to garden pesticides and fertilizers. Health effects of ingredients in common household products include: Respiratory problems Eye irritation Cancer Disruption of the endocrine system As a result of cleaners and other toxic household products , the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports that the air inside the typical home is 2-5 times more polluted than the air immediately outside—and in extreme cases, 100...

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