The rapid growth of technology and the modern way of life is starting to take its price as it will considerably change our lifestyles. Namely, we are at constant risk of impacting our overall wellbeing by the use of dangerous chemicals and toxin ingredients, then by breathing polluted air, eating GMO foods and so on.
What is even more threatening is the fact that we still blindly believe in what the labels say on the products we use daily and not thinking about what they may bring to us.
As a result of this, we are going to present you with a list of the twelve most dangerous cancer-causing products which we all have in our homes:
Zud Heavy Duty Cleanser
(made by Reckitt& Colman. Inc.)
It has the following harmful non labeled toxic substance:
- Crystalline silica, it is carcinogenic, and may cause eye, skin, and lung irritation.
Be aware of this toxic substance and adamantly do not use the above mentioned products as they can cause health damage.
Household Products like Ajax Cleanser (manufactured by Colgate- Palmolive. Inc.)
Again, here the non-labeled toxic ingredient is crystalline silica. In 1994, it was proven to be carcinogenic by the Material Safety and Data Sheet (MSDS), and according to the producers its use is being cut down since 1993.
Lysol Disinfectant Spray
(made by Reckitt & Colman. Inc.)
It contains labeled or non-labeled toxic substances:
– Ortho-phenylphenol (OPP) – carcinogenic, and also causing irritations.
4. Ortho Weed-B-Lawn Weed Killer (Monsanto Co.)
This is the labeled toxic ingredient:
- Sodium 2, 4-dichlorophenoxyacetate (2, 4 D) – carcinogenic, neurotoxic and a reproductive toxin. Furthermore, it can lead to soft tissue sarcoma, lymphoma, and other kinds of cancer.
Whole Milk (Borden or Lucerne)
This widely used product also contains non-labeled toxic substances, such as:
- ANTIBIOTICS – all of them are not carcinogenic, but they can lead to allergies or antibiotics resistance.
- DIELDRIN- carcinogenic, and xenoestrogen.
- DDT- also carcinogenic and xenoestrogen.
- HEXACHLOROBENZENE- carcinogenic, a reproductive toxin and neurotoxic.
- HEPTACHLOR-carcinogenic, xenoestrogen, a reproductive toxin, and neurotoxic.
- RECOMBINANT BOVINE GROWTH HORMONE and IGF-1- These harmful substances can cause prostate, breast and colon cancer.
Food Beef Frankfurters-(for example, Oscar Mayer Foods Corporation)
The non-labeled toxic elements are:
- Antibiotics – carcinogenic, some can cause allergies or drug resistance.
- Benzene hexachloride – carcinogenic.
- DDT – carcinogenic, and xenoestrogen.
- Dachtal – carcinogenic (most probably containing dioxin), a powerful sensitizer, and irritant.
- Dieldrin – carcinogenic, and xenoestrogen.
- Heptachlor – carcinogenic, xenoestrogen, a reproductive toxin and neurotoxic.
- Hormones – carcinogenic and feminizing.
- Hexachlorobenzene – carcinogenic, teratogenic, and neurotoxic.
- Lindane – carcinogenic, destroys blood-forming cells, and neurotoxic.
And also the labeled toxic substance:
- Nitrite – creating nitrosamines when combined with meat amines thereby causing cancer in children.
Alberto VO5 Conditioner
(made by Essence of Neutral Henna)
Here the toxic substances are labeled and those are:
- FRAGANCE- various hidden substances, you need to contact dermatitis.
- FD&C RED #4- carcinogenic.
- FORMALDEHYDE- carcinogenic, neurotoxic, sensitizer and need to consult dermatitis.
- POLYSORBATE 80 – poisoned with the carcinogen 1, 4-dioxane.
Zodiac Cat & Dog Flea Collar
(made by Sandoz Agro. Inc.)
It contains a labeled toxic element:
– PROPOXUR – carcinogenic and neurotoxic.
Crest Tartar Control Toothpaste (made by Procter & Gamble. Inc.)
It is consisted of labeled toxic ingredients, and those are:
– FD&C BLUE #1- carcinogenic.
– SACCHARIN – carcinogenic.
– FLUORIDE – this one is potentially carcinogenic.
10. Cover Girl Replenishing Natural Finish Make Up – Foundation (made by Procter & Gamble. Inc.)
Most of the ladies use it, but it contains the following labeled toxin ingredients:
- Bha – carcinogenic.
- Fragance – untested and unlabeled ingredients, toxic, you need to contact dermatitis.
- Lanolin – containing carcinogenic pesticides and DDT.
- Parabens – you need to seek an advice from dermatitis.
- Triethanolamine (Tea) -if combined with nitrites, the result is carcinogenic nitrosamines.
- Talc- causes cancer and lung irritation.
11.Talcum Powder (made by John& Johnson. Inc.)
The labeled ingredient is:
- Talc – it can lead to lung irritations and ovarian cancer.
12.Clairol Nice `n Easy – Permanent Hair color (made by Clariol. Inc.)
It is consisted of several labeled toxin elements, including:
- Diethanolamine (DEA) – if mixed with nitrites, it creates carcinogenic nitrosamine.
- Fragance – consult a dermatitis as it can lead tonon-Hodgkin`s lymphoma, multiple myeloma, and other kinds of cancer, and above all contains various hidden substances.
- Quartenium-15 –you need to contact dermatitis as releases formaldehyde;
Furthermore is carcinogenic, neurotoxic, and sensitizer.
- Phenylenediamine – contains carcinogens and harmful substances already tested for carcinogenicity, therefore consult dermatitis.
- Propylene glycol – definitely contact dermatitis.
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