02 Oct '12, 2am

Two Nasty Chemicals to Purge from Your Bathroom

Two Nasty Chemicals to Purge from Your Bathroom

NOTE: This is a guest post by Margie Kelly, Communications Manager at Healthy Child Healthy World. This post was originally published on the Healthy Child Healthy World blog. A clean bathroom is a beautiful thing. But did you realize that some of the very same toxic chemicals used to clean your tub and toilet are also found in your antiperspirant or perfume? Yuck. While you may not be able to detoxify your personal care and house cleaning routines overnight, there are toxic chemicals lurking in your bathroom that should be shown to the door immediately. 1. Triclosan Check your soap; does it contain triclosan? Triclosan is an antibacterial agent that may be contributing to bacterial resistance in the human population, leading to superbugs that can’t be killed by antibiotics. Because triclosan may harm the immune system, there’s a concern it may make people more likely to de...

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