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Dangerous Chemicals in Cleaning Products Linked to Allergies

Everybody is aware that most of the products offered in stores are loaded with heavy chemicals, some of them highly dangerous and toxic. However, few people ever realise it or really think about the consequences. The general assumption is that today there is hardly anything that isn't harmful and since you cannot stop shopping or make manufacturers stick to eco-friendly ingredients, you can't do much about it. Here we have shown a few of the most toxic chemicals that are widely used in industry and the production of cleaning detergents to make you see the bad impact they have on you and probably change your mind about their safety. Read More »

The Dangers Of Lead In Water.

Lead is a natural element that can be dangerous if it makes its way into your drinking water. Lead used to be commonly used in household plumbing. In Canada, it was the most popular metal to use in lead solder that was used to join plumbing lines together. Lead was also used in the service line connecting a house to the local municipal water grid. However, due to its risk levels lead stopped being used in the late 1980s. But what are the health risks of lead and lead exposure? Read More »

The Damage Alcohol Causes To Skin.

Can applying alcohol ever be good for the skin? With so many skin-care products including alcohol in their base, one might think the answer is “yes.” And since alcohol helps ingredients like retinol and vitamin C penetrate into the skin more effectively, it appears to validate that answer. However, alcohol helps beauty aids penetrate the skin by breaking down the skin’s barrier—destroying the very substances that keep your skin healthy over time. Yet, if alcohol evaporates, how damaging can it be to the skin? Because alcohol immediately harms the skin and starts a chain reaction of damage that continues long after it has evaporated. Read More »

Chemicals In The Workplace – How Your Health And Safety Are At Risk.

Whether we like it or not, chemicals are a part of our lives. There about 7 million chemicals known worldwide and at least 400 million tons produced every year for power production, agriculture chemicals, pharmaceuticals, chemical consumer products and the like. Sadly, there is only little or nothing known about the potential immediate and long term health effects of the majority of chemicals being used in the workplace. The chemicals that are simply disposed into the environment can lead to severe human and environmental problems too. How Chemicals Harm Us Read More »

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