Maybe you’re wondering, what is this mystery substance that we use everyday and we have no idea it’s poisoning us.
Well, first of all we use this on our clothes but it’s not the detergent. It’s the fabric softeners, i know you rae disappointed but it’s time to keep away those product from from your home.
If you think that’s it, the truth is that fabric softeners contains a long list of dangerous and toxic chemicals. It is dangeroous when inhaled and when it eneters your body which can cause various health problems, especially with your kids.
These are the most common toxic chemicals, found in all fabric softeners:
This toxic chemical can cause many health problems, such as: dizziness, headaches, hunger, memory loss, numbness in face, pain in neck and spine.
* Benzyl Acetate
This toxic substance has been linked to pancreatic cancer. Its vapors can be irritating to eyes and respiratory passages. This chemical can be absorbed through the skin.
* Benzyl Alcohol
Benzyl Alcohol can cause central nervous system disorders, headache, nausea, vomiting, dizziness and dramatic drops in blood pressure.
Chloroform is a carcinogenic neurotoxin and it may cause loss of consciousness, nausea, headache, vomiting, and/or dizziness, drowsiness.
Linalool is a narcotic known to cause respiratory problems and also it can cause you the loss of muscle coordination.
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Source: Pinoy Health Tips