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How many cleaning agents on store shelves are harmful
According to the National Research Council, only 20% of chemicals have been tested for acute effects less than 10 % have been tested for chronic or reproductive effects and 80% does not have toxic information available and only 1% of toxins are required to be on a label. Yet, all of these things are on our grocery shelves, can harm us, our children and the environment.
We are constantly hearing about second hand smoke, smog, emissions from cars and factories ruining our air supply. Yet, the one thing that we use in our home to rid it of bacteria, mold and bugs, no one seems to question.
I came across this information as I was researching cleaning chemicals and I was totally amazed.
Like many of you, I never questioned any of this either. A matter of fact, it never came into my mind, as a problem. I was always under the assumption that it was the job of the FDA (Federal Drug Administration) to protect us and to make us aware of harmful chemicals.
This blog is written to inform you of how important it is for the average person to research and find out what should be brought into out homes. It seems as though we are the only ones that care.
If you want to start your research on the Internet, use the keywords 'harmful cleaning agents' and it will open a world of chemicals, allergies and toxins that are in most of our homes.
Jan Hayner is a creator of www.organizingandcleaning.com. She offers tips and hints to help to save you time and money. Get her free checklists and monthly newsletter.
posted on: 5/22/2009 10:00:00 AM by Jan Hayner
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Jan Hayner is a Professional Organizer and the creator of www.organizingandcleaning.com filled with tips and hints on home organizing and house cleaning shortcuts. After years and years of making mistakes and wasting money she has used her own experiences to help take the stress out of life. There are so many shortcuts to cleaning and organizing, that when you apply them, you will have time for the fun things in life!
Fun Things To Do
- Fishing Lake Michigan
Whether it is by boat or off the pier, there is nothing like getting that first Coho or King.
- Grandchildren are fun
Making memories for your grandchildren of all of the fun times they had with grandma and grandpa is one of the best memories you will make for yourself too.
A tent, a firepit and sitting in the woods is a campers dream. We spend a lot of time camping in Northern Wisconsin and I have tons of camping recipes to share.
- American Idol
I am hooked on this show, nothing interrupts me when this is on. By the time they get to Hollywood, I already have the top ten picked out.
- Last Comic Standing
I love to see how these people, take the judges advice and change their tactics to become great comics, instead of just a comic.
Now really, isn't he the kind of doctor you want on your side? He always has a reason for his actions, he looks until he finds the cure and he has flaws just like the rest of us.
- Any home make over show
I get some of my best ideas off of these shows and I also find things that I wouldn't dream of doing to someone elses home. I will admit, there are times that I wish they would call me and ask for my help!