In a fast paced and quickly evolving society such as ours it is easy to purchase seemingly innocent household goods that can potentially destroy your health and well-being, or even worse put you at risk for deadly variations of cancer. Take a glance at the following list that we have compiled for your convenience to find out which items in your household could actually be harming you rather than helping you.
–Crystalline Silica which has known links to lung cancer.
- Baby Powder
-Contains TALC, a Carcinogenic and known risk for ovarian cancer.
- Cover Girl Replenishing Natural Finish Make Up
-BHA, known Carcinogenic
-Talc, Carcinogenic, Lung Irritant, as well as known links to ovarian cancer.
–Parabens, which are associated with breast cancer.
- Crest Tartar Control Toothpaste
FD&C Blue #1, Carcinogenic
- Alberto VO5 Conditioner (Essence of Neutral Henna)
Formaldehyde, Carcinogenic, neurotoxic, with direct links to leukemia and two other forms of cancer.
Polysorbate 80, Typically contaminated with carcinogen 1,4-dioxane.
FD&C Red #4, Carcinogenic
- Clairol Nice’n Easy
Quaternium-15, formaldehyde-releaser, carcinogenic, neurotoxic.
Diethanolamine (DEA), Carcinogenic, interacts with nitrites to produce carcinogenic nitrosamine.
- Beef Franks Made by Oscar Mayer Foods
Hormones, carcinogenic and feminizing.
DDT, carcinogenic, xenoestrogen
Nitrate, which can created nitrosamines that are known to cause cancer in children.
Orthophenylphenol (OPP), carcinogenic; irritant.
- Ortho Weed-B-Gon Weed Killer
Sodium 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetate (2,4 D), carcinogenic, neurotoxic, and reproductive toxin. Links have been made to lymphoma, soft tissue sarcoma, among other cancers.
- Whole Milk
DDT, carcinogenic; xenoestrogen
Recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone and IGF-1- Risks for breast, colon and prostate cancer.
- Zud Heavy Duty Cleanser
Crystalline Silica, carcinogenic, known links to lung cancer.
- Zodiac Dog and Cat Flea Collar
Propoxur, Carcinogenic, neurotoxic.