It will come as no surprise that many common household cleaning products are actually pretty toxic to our health. Listen in as we chat about the surprising reality of cleaning product regulations and what changes you can make to clean up your products.
Links mentioned in this episode:
- What we’re drinking: Troegs Nugget Nectar
- Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act
- Federal Hazardous Substance Act
- California Cleaning Product Right to Know Act
- Cleaning Product Ingredient Database
- EPA Endorsed Labels
- EWG Guide to Healthy Cleaning
- In the absence of complete ingredient lists you can tell a lot by the other labeling on the product:
- “Danger” or “Poison” – most hazardous
- “Warning” – medium hazard
- “Caution” – least hazardous
- If you can find products with none of those words – pick that!
- Ingredients to avoid:
- Triclosan Ban in Hand Soaps
- EPA Thoughts on Triclosan
- Products & Brands Mentioned:
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