Due to the rapid technology development and the overall advancement of the society, our lifestyles have changed significantly. Unfortunately, not all of these changes have been positive as we are constantly exposed to toxins and chemicals through consumption of genetically modified foods and through the polluted air we breathe.
To be even worse, in most of the cases, we aren’t even aware that the products we use daily are harmful, since the labels often don’t show that. In case you didn’t know, these 12 products are cancer-causing and you probably have them at home. Take a look:
- Whole milk ( Lucerne or Borden)
There are toxic ingredients in this product and they are: antibiotics which contribute to resistance and allergies, heptachlor which is a carcinogenic, xenoestrogen, and neurotoxic element which causes reproductive toxicity, dieldrin- a xenoestrogen and a carcinogenic substance, hexachlorobenzene, a neurotoxic element which causes reproductive toxicity and it is carcinogenic, DDT a carcinogenic and a xenoestrogen, and IGF-1 and rBGH which cause breast, colon, and prostate cancer.
- Household products- Ajax Cleanser, Palmolive, Colgate
Crystaline Silica is present in Ajax Cleanser. This is a toxic ingredient which is not listed on the label. What’s more, it can cause lung, eye and skin irritation, and cancer. In 1994, The Material Safety Data Sheet proved that this ingredient is toxic.
- VO5 Hair conditioner
It contains FD&C RED which can trigger cancer, also, a fragrance which can cause dermatitis, formaldehyde which is neurotoxic, carcinogenic, and can cause dermatitis, as well as polysorbate 80 which is poisoned with p-dioxane.
- Flea Collar by Zodiac
Porpoxur is a labeled toxic ingredient found in this product. It’s neurotoxic and carcinogenic.
- Talc Powder
Talc is the harmful ingredient which causes ovarian cancer and lung irritations.
This product is filled with DD&C BLUE and Saccharin, which are carcinogenic, and Fluoride-a potential carcinogenic.
- Foundation Make-up Cover Girl
This product contains labeled toxins like Parabens which cause dermatitis, triethanolamine which leads to carcinogenic nitrosamines when combined with nitrites, talc which causes cancer and lung irritation, a fragrance which may lead to dermatitis, Bha-a carcinogenic ingredient, and lanolin which is poisoned with DDT and carcinogenic pesticides.
- Beef Frankfurters
This product contains a lot of toxic ingredients like hormones-feminizing and carcinogenic, antibiotics which can lead to drug resistance or allergies and are also carcinogenic, hexachlorobenzene which is teratogenic, carcinogenic, and neurotoxic, lindane which stops formation of blood cells, and which is carcinogenic and neurotoxic, benzene hexachlorid which is carcinogenic, DDT which is carcinogenic and a xenoestrogen, heptachlor which is carcinogenic, neurotoxic, a xenoestrogen, and a reproductive toxin, dachtal which is an irritant, a strong sensitizer, carcinogenic, and might contain dioxin, dieldrin which is carcinogenic and a xenoestrogen, and nitrite which might cause cancer in children when mixed with heterocyclic amines.
- Disinfectant Spray-Lysol
This product is filled with OPP which is carcinogenic and leads to irritation.
- Clairol Nice & Easy, a permanent hair color
It contains fragrance which causes non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, multiple myeloma, other types of cancer, and dermatitis, Propane-1, 2-diol which is known to cause dermatitis, phenylenediamine which causes contact dermatitis and it is carcinogenic as well, Quartenium-15 which is neurotoxic, a sensitizer, carcinogenic, and releases formaldehyde, and diethanolamine or DEA which creates carcinogenic nitrosamine when mixed with nitrite ions.
- Weed killer Ortho
Sodium 2, 4-dichlorophenoxyacetate is a toxic compound which is a reproductive toxin and carcinogenic. It can cause soft tissue sarcoma, lymphoma, and other cancer types.
- Heavy Duty Cleaner
Crystalline silica is an unlabeled ingredient which is carcinogenic and it can lead to skin, lung, and eye irritation.