Jill - posted on 04/02/2010 ( 5 moms have responded )
What's Under Your Sink?
-extremely toxic to children. The fumes given off by carpet cleaners can cause cancer and liver damage.
-The Chemical most frequently involved in household poisonings and a potent pollutant. May cause reproductive, endocrine and immune system disorders.
-may contain petroleum distillates and butylcelosolve, which can damage lung tissues and dissolve fatty tissue surrounding nerve cells.
-one of the most hazardous products in the home. Can contain lye, which is a strong caustic substance that causes severe corrosive damage to eyes, skin mouth, and stomach. Can be fatal if swallowed.
-may contain ammonia. Fumes from ammonia can irritate skin, eyes, and respiratory system.
Mold & Mildew Removers
-often an acute respiratory irritant. May damage lungs, eyes and skin.
-one of the most dangerous cleaning products. Can cause severe damage to eyes, skin, mouth, throat.
-may contain butyl cellosolve, a petroleum-based solvent that can irritate mucous membranes and cause liver and kidney damage.
Toilet Bowl Cleaners
-one of the most dangerous cleaning products. Can contain chlorine and hydrochloric acid. Harmful to health simply by breathing during use.
Tub & Tile Cleaners
-can contain chlorine and may contribute to the formation of organocholorines, a dangerous class of compounds that can cause reproductive, endocrine and immune system disorders.
**Info provided by Shaklee Corporation**
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