The perfumed toxic fumes your wife or girl friend is wearing called face cream or hair spray or face powder or even detergents might be the reason you can't think straight at work . Might be the reason for your headaches and itchy eyes. Look at the ingredients in your sun tan lotion and all other personal products .30 chemicals at least are absorbed by you unless you go fragrance free.
Avoid toxic solvents in school or public places like churches or swimming pools Please copy this page and pass it around as a public service announcement.
What's in sun tan lotions, sun-screen ,hair spray and other cosmetics used before coming to the swimming pool. There should be a debate if these chemicals should be allowed in our swimming water or in the air we breathe. It would be a great consideration if we could have a chemical free zone at a pool. Sunscreens contain amino benzoic acid and its esters (PABA), cinnamates, and oxybenzene can cause a skin rash and allergic photo sensitivities. A new nitrosamine known as NPABAO was found in certain sunscreens containing padimate-O as the active ingredient. Nitrosamines themselves can be Carcinogenic. Miscellaneous compounds, such as fragrances, lanolin, alcohol, and preservatives may also cause skin and eye irritation or sensitization. Many of the popular ingredients in our full-spectrum sun protection products are loaded with toxins. Avobenzone is used a lot, and some scientists have noted that it breaks down after being on the skin for only an hour Para Amino benzoic acid (PABA) At best when you use sunscreen your body and ours are absorbing synthetic chemicals, and with experts recommendations to apply generous amounts of the product every few hours, you will likely be absorbing a fair amount. It is hard to believe that all of these chemicals will not have any effect on your system or others sharing the swimming pools and facilities.
Please look for fragrance free products with titanium dioxide and zinc oxide.
Titanium dioxide and zinc oxide, which act as physical barriers that reflect UV rays are less problematic. You wont absorb toxic chemicals and others wont choke on the fumes
WHICH OF YOUR HEALTH SYMPTOMS ARE CAUSED OR AGGRAVATED BY FRAGRANCES- READ YOUR LABELS.
Glycol Ether brings about irritation of the skin, eyes, nose and throat, and create havoc to the reproductive system. Liver and kidney damage can be caused by absorption of these Ethers.' Cleaning products, paints, cosmetics and perfumes use them. These chemicals are also absorbed by skin.
Hydrochloric Acid dissolves and destroys tender tissues upon direct contact. Eyes, nose and throat easily irritated by vapors burn and result in permanent damage. Rust removers are known to use this acid.
Hydrogen Chloride Hypochlorite Imidazolidinyl, Urea Diazolidinyl Urea are most commonly used cosmetic preservatives after paraben. This is a primary cause of contact dermatitis caused by many cosmetics, baby shampoos, personal care products and fragrances, hair products, ointments and lotions.'
Lindane is toxic causing convulsions and seizures yet used in shampoos for head lice.
Methanol or methyl alcohol brings on eye and skin irritant to cause blindness. It is toxic yet found in household products such as glass cleaners, some paint removers and strippers, art products.
Methyl Alcohol, Methylparaben Methyl n-Butyl Ketone , Monoethanolamine , Morpholine are all extremely toxic and irritating to skin, eyes and mucus membranes, cause liver and kidney damage while reacting with nitrites to form nitrosamines. These you will discover in most of your cleaners, furniture polishes and car wax.
N-Hexane, Naphthas , Napthalene used as moth balls cause irritation to eyes and skin, cataracts, corneal damage and kidney damage. These are carcinogens, extremely toxic to small children and infants and causes blood damage to the fetus. They are in mothballs, air fresheners, deodorizers, carpet cleaners and toilet bowl cleaners.
Nonylphenol is an endocrine disruptor and should be avoided. Octyl Dimethyl PABA Organic Solvents carbon disulfide, n-hexane, metyln-butyl ketone, trichloroethylene, perchloroethylene, toluene are all toxic and central nervous system depressants and hazardous to the reproductive systems. Used in cleaners, degreasers, metal polishes, varnish and lacquer removers, dry cleaning, paints and coatings, adhesives.
EPA ? How long will it take them to make changes to industry norms?
One chemical at a time is discussed and phased out every 10 years while another takes its place with a new name.'Some products reappear with a different name or they stop being the active ingredient and become the inactive.'
Oxyno, lp-Dichlorobenzene, para-dichlorobenzene, Paqdimate-O cause formation of nitrosamines and are bound to be in your sun screens and cosmetics.
Para-dichlorobenzene p-dichlorobenzene, PDCB, 1,4-dichlorobenzene are all toxic, carcinogenic highly volatile chemicals causing liver and kidney damage. Used in moth repellents, toilet deodorizers, room deodorants and insecticides.
Parabens, Methylparaben, Proipylparaben, butylparaben, Ethylparaben) are preservatives causing irritation and allergic as well as chemical reactions.' Used in personal care products, shampoo and cosmetics.
PDCB' para-dichlorobenzene, Perchloroethylene are air pollutants and contaminated drinking water contaminated with perc is associated with leukemia and birth defects. Long-term exposure damage the nervous system but they are ingredients in spot removers, degreasers and dry cleaning fluids.
Petroleum Distillates, Naphthas, such as toluene, xylene, benzene, Napthalene are all petro chemicals causing eye, skin and respiratory irritants leading to organic brain damage yet used freely in heavy-duty cleaners, laundry stain removers, furniture polish, car waxes, lice shampoo, home and garden pesticides and pet flea-control products.
Phenol, Phenoxy, Polyethoxy ethanol, nonyl Phenoxy ethoxyate are toxic carcinogens.' Swelling, pimples and hives are common and a child can collapse if they swallow this product by mistake, cause circulatory collapse, convulsions, cold sweats and coma.'They are in most detergents, disinfectants and furniture polish.
One of the leading causes of contact dermatitis is the Propane Propellants butane. The effect of these chemicals on the eye, throat and lungs aggravate asthma and cause breathing difficulties, eye injuries and chemical burns
Propylene Glycol has severe adverse health effects such as contact dermatitis and allergies, kidney and liver damage. Cosmetics, personal care products, baby products use propylene glycol. Pyrethrins are allergens and cause toxic brain damage and are part of head lice treatments, pesticides and pet flea-control products.
Sodium Bisulfate in toilet bowel cleaners can damage your eyes, skin and breathing process. Lye causes lung damage, blindness and be fatal if swallowed yet in wide range of household cleaners including oven cleaners, tub and tile cleaners, toilet bowl cleaners and drain openers. Cosmetic talc is carcinogenic and talc is the basis of powder in baby and bath powders, face powders, dry rouge and foot powders.
Toluene or xylene is an organic solvent and is a highly toxic petrochemical solvent. Dangerous to eye and skin and reproductive systems and an ingredient in spot removers, car cleaners, paints. Trichloroethane (TCA) a severe eye irritant is absorbed thru skin and is a dangerous air pollutant. Inhalation and ingestion thru cosmetics and as a degreaser can bring about death.
'Trichloroethylene is a suspected carcinogen, irritating to eyes and nose and found in spot removers. Should this be in your cosmetics?
Aside from the potential chemical toxicity sun screen blocks your skin's ability to make vitamin D by more than 95 percent. For optimal vitamin D levels regular sun exposure is the best way to achieve Vitamin D creation.
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