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Air Quality in Cars: Ventilate your Car – Roll down the Windows!

July 9, 2013 3 comments

Love the smell of a new car?  Before you take another deep breath, before you buckle in your newborn baby, or before you tell your kids to get in the car, think about the chemicals they will be breathing in and absorbing into their bodies.  The air quality in a car that has been “baking” in the sun (especially during the hot summer) will always be far worse than the air you breathe outside.

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Scotch-Brite Non-Scratch Scrub Sponge Leaks Blue Dye

March 19, 2013 30 comments

Scotch Brite Non Scratch Scrub Sponge 3M

3M is a reputable company that has many product lines.  One of them is the Scotch-Brite Non-Scratch Scrub Sponge.  There are many people who use this scrub sponge for their dishwashing and other scrubbing needs.

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Does BPA free or Phthalates free mean it’s Safe?

December 20, 2012 2 comments

BPA Free does not mean Safe

We have seen numerous ads ranging from plastic baby bottles to plastic containers claiming that they are BPA free and phthalates free.  Although this may be a good sign, it is definitely misleading to the consumer.  The real question that should be in the minds of consumers is this: Do plastic products advertising that they are BPA free or phthalates free mean that they are also “safe” from hormonal activity? Read more…

My Bottled Water Tastes Like Plastic

December 10, 2012 14 comments

Have you ever opened a brand of bottled water that you normally drink and found on a particular occasion that it tasted like plastic?

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Does Coke or Pepsi contain 4-MI – a cancer causing agent?

August 13, 2012 1 comment

Is a Coke or Pepsi or any kind of cola, for that matter, safe to drink?  Well, you should think twice before you give them to your children.  You should think again before you drink colas while you are pregnant if you are a woman.  Not only are there health concerns with colas using high fructose corn syrup, but colas may also contain a cancer-causing agent called 4-Methylimidazole (4-MI). Read more…