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May 1, 2008

You are invited to learn more about toxic products!!!

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Monday May 5th at 10am or 4pm

Tuesday May 6th at 10am 

Wednesday May 7th at 4pm
Thursday May 8th at 4pm or 5pm
Friday May 9th at 9am                      
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This is not a sales presentation; it is information about switching stores and buying better, safer, natural products that you already use for less money.
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DO YOU KNOW>>>>>>>>>>
 The EPA reports toxic chemicals in our home cleaning and personal care products are 3 times more likely to cause cancer than outside pollutants.

The President's Toxic Substances Strategy Committee warns
90% of all cancers are triggered by toxic chemicals in our home environment.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission connects
150 toxic chemicals in our homes to allergies, birth defects, cancer, and psychological abnormalities.

The EPA warns toxic chemicals in household cleaners cause
women working at home to have a 55% HIGHER cancer risk than women working outside the home.

The EPA warns the nation's worst pollution is inside our homes. A number of homes tested have toxic chemical levels
70 times higher inside the home than outside.

The Mayo clinic warns Formaldehyde in our household and personal care products can irritate the respiratory system, cause skin reactions, and trigger heart palpitations.

The
Harvard School of Public Health warns Formaldehyde can cause headaches, depression, joint pain, chronic fatigue, chest pains, ear infections, dizziness, and loss of sleep.

The California Public Research Group warns Phenol, which is used in most household disinfectants, can cause cancer, deactivate the sensory nerve endings, damage the liver, kidneys, and central nervous system.


HERE IS A LIST OF KNOWN TOXINS IN SOME OF OUR EVERYDAY PRODUCTS
Dove Beauty Bar: Quaternium 15: Formaldehyde-Carcinogen. Causes cancer, dermatitis, neurotoxic, sensitizer-poisonous, irritant to the skin, eyes,
and mucous membranes. Butylated Hydroxytoluene, (BHT) Carcinogen.

Johnson's Baby Shampoo: Quaternium 15: FD&C RED 40: Carcinogen, and causes dermatitis.

Crest Tarter Control Toothpaste: Saccharin: Carcinogen, contains Phenol Fluoride: Carcinogen.
If you accidentally swallow more than a pea-sized amount of this, you must contact the
Poison Control Center immediately. This warning does not appear
on the tube.

Tide & Cheer Detergent:
Detergent: Can cause temporary respiratory tract irritation. Symptoms include stinging, swelling, or redness.
Sodium Silicate: Can be corrosive. Can cause burns to the eyes and tissue damage to the skin, as well as cause burns to the mouth, throat, and stomach
if swallowed.
Sodium Sulfate: Corrosive, Severe eye, skin, and respiratory irritant. Can cause asthma attacks.
Trisodium Nitrilotriacetate: Carcinogen

Clorox: Sodium Hypochlorite: Corrosive. Sensitizer: Can be fatal if swallowed. Eye, skin, and respiratory irritant. Especially hazardous to
people with heart conditions or asthma.

Cascade: Sodium Hypochlorite
Sodium Silicate: Can be corrosive. Can cause burns to the eyes and tissue damage to the skin, as well as cause burns to the mouth, throat, and stomach
if swallowed.

Fantastic, Formula 409:Butyl Cellosolve: Neurotoxic. Eye and skin irritant. Damages central nervous system, kidney, and liver. Readily absorbed through
the skin. Damages blood and body's ability to make blood.

Windex Aerosol Glass Cleaner: Butyl Cellosolve (see above)
Isobutane: Neurotoxic

Lysol Disinfectant: Dioxin; Carcinogen. 500,000 times more deadly than DDT
Ethyl Alcohol: Eye, skin, respiratory tract irritant.

Details on the above data are available in "The Safe Shopper's Bible" by Dr. Samuel Epstein, MD. & David Steinman. Macmillian, 1995. Lysol data from "The Environmental Health Newsletter."

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