“What toxins are lurking in your laundry detergent?
The common detergent ingredient diethanolamine can irritate skin and eyes, but it gets even worse: it has also been linked to tumors in the liver and kidneys and has caused reproductive and developmental toxicity in animal studies.
One of the trickier ingredients to get to the bottom of is the fragrance found in most detergents. You might see the word “fragrance” listed on the label, but this could actually be shorthand for a combination of hundreds of hazardous chemicals. They can irritate your eyes, skin and lungs and trigger asthma, allergies and migraines. Moreover, many artificial fragrances are suspected carcinogens.”
Discover the trouble with scented laundry products while you’re there.
And optical brighteners too.
Did you know most laundry detergents use a battery of toxic chemicals and synthetic fragrance? Click here to learn more now