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Cleaning Facts

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  1. Ammonia can cause coughing, and nose and throat irritation. If mixed with chlorine bleach it releases poisonous gas.
  2. Chlorine is found in household bleach. It was initially used as a poison gas in the First World War. Chlorine can become a danger when mixed with ammonia, urine, or other cleaning products that could contain ammonia as it produces toxic fumes.
  3. The chemical 2-butoxyethand found in household cleaning products has been linked to low sperm counts in men and learning disorders in children.
  4. There have been many fatalities through cleaning products and research has shown that the greatest number of poisonings is from cleaning products and that a staggering 64 percent of the victims are under the age of six.
  5. General household cleaning products contain a selection of chemicals and toxins that are damaging to your health.
  6. Chemicals can trigger sensitivities such as asthma and allergies.
  7. Research carried out by the Municipal Institute of Medical Research in Barcelona, which recruited volunteers from ten European countries found that the use of cleaning products could account for as many as one in seven adult asthma cases.
  8. Isobutene, butane and propane are commonly found in aerosols. Inhaling these can aggravate all kinds of conditions, and may lead to central nervous system depression, headaches and asphyxia.
  9. In 1989 the Environmental Protection Agency found that the toxic chemicals used in common household cleaners are three times more likely to cause cancer than any other air pollutant.
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