The first on my list is sure to make you cringe…especially if you're a new mom (or a mom of many years).
Johnson & Johnson Baby Shampoo or Wal-Mart's label Equate Tearless Baby Wash. A class-action lawsuit that was filed earlier this season, accuses Johnson & Johnson and Wal-Mart Stores of selling shampoo and baby wash which allegedly contains methylene chloride, a component banned by the FDA in cosmetics because it's linked to cancer.
In the event that you or somebody that you know is currently using either of the products, read the label and spread the word. Do your homework and make sure you and your loved ones are secure. If you want to know more about it then you can browse Who Can File a Talcum Baby Powder Ovarian Cancer Lawsuit
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Traditional Laundry Detergents – Most people are unaware that conventional laundry detergents have a host of poisonous and carcinogenic substances that are harmful to our health and our eco-system.
The ingredients contained within can be broken into many types of components such as surfactants (chemically derived from petroleum ) that reduce surface tension in water enabling the removal of dirt from fabrics.
Toothpaste – Recent studies have proven that there are a few dangerous compounds in toothpaste too. One such compound, triclosan, was included in toothpaste because it was thought to help remove tartar and clean teeth better.
However, studies have shown that the compound has been identified to upset the equilibrium of an individuals endocrine system and could lead to the generation of germs strong enough to resist antibiotics.