10 Jun '12, 5am

Showering that sexy tail of yours should be safe

Showering that sexy tail of yours should be safe

The greatest danger in the shower these days may not be running into Anthony Perkins with a butcher knife, but your new vinyl shower curtain. The EPA and Environmental Health and Justice have come clean, this PVC product is laden with 108 volatile organic compounds, poisonous chemicals that off-gas into the air and can persist for the first 28 days while the curtain hangs in your home. Nice … that just out of the pack, shower curtain smell can be toxic. But we’ve got good news. You don’t need to break the bank or pollute your air, water and body while replacing that vinyl, moldy mess. One great option is a shower curtain made from PEVA. This bath choice is non-vinyl (PVC-free), chlorine-free, biodegradable and affordable. Available from IKEA for only $1.79-9.99 or VitaFutura ($29-44, depending on design). VitaFutura’s wide array includes playful graphics for little kids or...

Full article: http://www.alternativeconsumer.com/2008/11/07/peva-shower...

Tweets