It is impossible to imagine the life of a modern man in everyday life without using masses of household chemistry:

  • Detergent powder that effectively shields things
  • Various types of cleaning and detergents in the kitchen or in the bathroom
  • Means for cleaning windows and mirrors
  • Air fresheners
  • Carpet cleaners, for insect control

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The household chemistry includes a host of harmful substances that not only damage the fragile ecosystem, but also have a very detrimental effect on human health, resulting in early or late chronic human diseases. Manufacturers claim that in household chemical goods, the amount of harmful substances is minimal, but "forget" to mention such fact as the combined effect of all components, which inflicts real harm to health:

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  • Only 3% of the population carefully study the composition of the acquired household chemicals, buy hypoallergenic funds
  • 50% know that these tools harm the health, but because of their effectiveness and time saving, they choose them
  • 50% do not think about it and trust the manufacturer's ubiquitous advertising.

If you monitor your health and want to minimize the impact of hazardous chemicals, buy the safest household chemistry, read carefully the composition and instructions. The most hazardous to health chemical compounds commonly used in household goods are:

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#1. Chlorine, organochlorine compounds - in cleaning detergents Phosphates and phosphonates - in surfactant detergents - in detergents and cleaning agents.

#2. Formaldehyde, which can be found in dishwashing detergents, carpet cleaners (formaldehyd or methanal, methylene oxide, oxymethylene).

#3. Hydrochloric acid (hydrochloric acid) - in cleaning agents.

Also, in cosmetics such as shampoos, creams, decorative cosmetics, a lot of substances that negatively affect the health of which manufacturers are silting. One study by American scientists found that the abuse of household chemicals and cosmetics affected female reproductive health, disrupting the function of the endocrine system and bringing menopause closer.

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Chlorine has an irritant effect on the mucous membranes of the respiratory tract and the eye, leading to primary inflammatory changes, which are already easily joined by secondary infection.

With low and medium chlorine concentrations, poisoning is accompanied by the following symptoms: rapid breathing pain and tightness in the chest, dry cough, voidness of the voice lacrimation and rash in the eyes increase in body temperature increase in leukocyte content in the blood toxic lung edema, bronchopneumonia convulsion depressive states.

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Light domestic poisons arise when using detergents and cleansers is not very frequent and recovery takes place within 3-7 days. However, with a low concentration of chlorine and its compounds, there is no acute poisoning, the negative impact on health is not noticeable to humans, but if the contact occurs regularly, changes in the respiratory tract occur. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, chronic bronchitis, bronchial asthma or pulmonary tuberculosis develops.

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