10 Household Appliance That Cause CancerApr 26th, 2011 | By wownesia | Category: Health
10 household appliance that could be the trigger of cancer. Many of our household items that contain carcinogenic hazardous chemicals such as formaldehyde, nitrobenzene,methylene chloride, and napthelene, as well as confounding hormones and reproductive toxins. There is also a material which causes damage to liver, kidney and brain, allergies and asthma.
The book ’Cancer: 101 Solutions to a preventable Epidemic’ by Armstrong contains a list of some equipment and household cleaners are full of toxic carcinogens. Here are 10 of them, as quoted Shine:
1. Air fresheners
Air fresheners spray made from napthelene and formaldehyde. Try to changing room fragrances with zeolite or natural perfume from essential oils.
Most displays of paintingsvare using Epoxy and rubber cement glue, acrylic paint, solvents (paint thinner), and permanent markers that contain carcinogens. If you want to beautify the room, choose a display that contains fewer chemicals.
3. Automotive Parts
Most automotive parts containing toxins. Keep them from home. If not used, immediately dispose them to the hazardous waste disposal sites.
Avoid artificially scented paraffin wax which produces soot. Better to use bees wax with cotton wick.
5. Carpet Cleaning
Carpet cleaning typically used in dry state that contains carcinogenic elements. Use carpet cleaning liquid from natural ingredients such as vinegar and lemon mixed with a little soap.
Choose a clothing that does not require perchlorethylene cleaning. Ask for washing wet,not dry. Or, use a dry cleaning with liquid carbon or citrus cleaners.
7. Pest and insect infestation
Avoid using pesticides. Better to keep food to avoid the growth of insects and ticks.
8. Paints and varnishes
When painting the house, choose a product low-VOC paints that have or are environmentally friendly.
9. Household Pesticides
Use natural pesticides, such as those prepared from garlic and chili or the Carica papaya.
Do not reheat food in the microwave in plastic containers. Better use of special glasscontainers for the microwave.