LYSOL…(from the ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH NEWSLETTER) September 01, 2004 8:35 PM
> ***As I read this today it was with a combination of pain
> and elation. Why did so many have to suffer as I did from their
> lies? This should be printed out two sided and shared so that others
> will not blindly believe "they wouldn't sell it if it wasn't safe".
> EVEN MORE DANGEROUS THAN WE THOUGHT!
> (from the ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH NEWSLETTER)
> “We've known for a long time that LYSOL contains a substance called
> PHENOL, the ingestion of which, even in small amounts, can cause
> nausea, vomiting, circulatory collapse, paralysis, convulsions,
> coma, respiratory failure and cardiac arrest. WHY would anyone with
> children keep such a product in their home?
> We have learned recently LYSOL also contains DIOXIN! That's the
> deadly ingredient used in Agent Orange that can cause genetic
> mutation, birth defects and cancer.
> In a recent court case, Monsanto (LYSOL'S parent corporation)
> admitted to a 30-year cover-up, lying about the presence of DIOXIN
> in the chlorophenol used in LYSOL. They admitted knowing how
> devastating DIOXIN is to the environment and in the human body…yet
> they still put it in and they still lied and said it wasn't there!
> A recent article in GREENPEACE MAGAZINE discussed DIOXIN at length.
> The article explained DIOXIN causes cancer, birth defects and
> reproductive problems, as well as developmental and nervous and
> immune system abnormalities and damage to the kidneys, liver and
> skin. Even worse, it not only cause cancer, it promotes the growth
> of cancers begun by other carcinogens!
> Not surprisingly, the article also pointed out that Monsanto (one
> of the nation's largest manufacturers of DIOXIN) manipulated
> studies designed to test DIOXIN'S effect on the environment, and
> made the studies scientifically invalid. In other words…they
> changed the data and lied again.”
> > The Nontoxic Home and Office
> (Jeremy P. Tarcher, 1990)
> “Most cleaning products can be harmful during actual use, even when
> you follow the directions on the label explicitly, although this
> isn't mentioned on the label. It is not required by law. Toxic
> fumes from these products may produce slight reactions such as
> headache, fatigue, burning eyes, runny nose, and skin rashes.
> However, even if you do not have an obvious response while using
> the product, after day-in, day-out exposure, year after year, your
> body may suddenly respond with cancer, heart disease, lung
> problems, or damage to the liver or immune system. Some substances
> in cleaning products may also cause birth defects and genetic
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Imagine That September 03, 2004 10:39 AM
Monsanto putting out dangerous products? Who would've thought?
I think anyone who knows anything about Monsanto can just assume that whatever they put out will have some adverse/dangerous affect the living. But of course, we don't know all the products they are associated with. Thanks for the notice.
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