Crunchy Cocktail Hour with Alison Thompson & Larisa Weihbrecht

Crunchy Cocktail Hour with Alison Thompson & Larisa Weihbrecht


Cleaning Up Cleaning Products

March 22, 2019

It will come as no surprise that many common household cleaning products are actually pretty toxic to our health. Listen in as we chat about the surprising reality of cleaning product regulations and what changes you can make to clean up your products.

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What we're drinking: Troegs Nugget NectarFederal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic ActFederal Hazardous Substance ActCalifornia Cleaning Product Right to Know ActCleaning Product Ingredient Database EPA Endorsed LabelsEWG Guide to Healthy CleaningIn the absence of complete ingredient lists you can tell a lot by the other labeling on the product:"Danger" or "Poison" - most hazardous"Warning" - medium hazard"Caution" - least hazardous If you can find products with none of those words – pick that! Ingredients to avoid:PhtalatesTriclosan 2-butoxyethanol AmmoniaChlorineTriclosan Ban in Hand SoapsEPA Thoughts on Triclosan Products & Brands Mentioned:Seventh GenerationMolly's SudsBetter LifeWool Dryer Balls

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