Shared | Forbes: Study Highlights Hidden Dangers In Everyday Products — Even The “Green” Ones

“A first-of-its-kind, peer-reviewed study published in Environmental Health Perspectives today reveals an alarming number of unlabeled chemicals of concern in commonly used household and personal care products. The study was funded by Silent Spring Institute, which had 213 consumer products (in 50 categories) independently tested by Battelle Labs in Ohio for 66 specific chemicals associated with either endocrine disruption or asthma.”

Link to article: http://www.forbes.com/sites/amywestervelt/2012/03/08/study-highlights-hidden-dangers-in-everyday-products/

Our Green Sanctuary Team is currently researching natural cleaning products such as vinegar, baking soda, borax, and lemon juice. These ingredients are versatile, affordable, and come with less harmful health and environmental effects than many commercial cleaning products.

Baking Soda & Borax

Photo by smysnbrg

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