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Febreze is Bad for Your Health : (

UberLaLa

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Sorry to mention this, but spraying chemicals in your car, then sitting there and breathing them in, is not good. Actually, very bad for us...

https://healthandlovepage.com/17-surprising-reasons-you-should-stop-using-febreze-immediately/

Ingredients Found in Febreze

The following is a list of only some of the chemicals that were identified with the EWG test conducted on Febreze Air Effects air freshener. All of them are toxic to humans .

  • BHT – BHT is an endocrine disruptor, neurotoxin and causes toxicity in non-reproductive organs, immune system and irritates both lungs and eyes.
  • Fragrance – This ingredient is listed, but this still doesn’t change the fact that it is an immunotoxin, neurotoxin and allergen.
  • Acetaldehyde – Acetaldehyde has been linked to cancer and it is known as a strong toxin that affects immunity, reproduction and development. In addition it irritates the eyes, lungs and skin.
  • 1.3-Dichloro-2-propanol – This substance can lead to cancer
  • Propylene Glycol – It causes allergies, cancer, builds-up in the body, toxic to immune system and non-reproductive organ system. It is also a skin, lung and eye irritant.
  • Limonene – It irritates the eyes, skin and lungs. It is an allergen and immunotoxin.
  • Alcohol denatured – This is another ingredient that is officially listed in Febreze. It was related to cancer and can lead to reproductive and developmental toxicity.
  • Methyl pyrrolidone – Immunotoxin and allergen, toxic to development and reproduction and acts as a lung, eye and skin irritation.
  • Ethyl acetate – This ingredient was linked to neurotoxicity, reproductive and developmental toxicity, lung, skin and eye irritation and organic system toxicity.
  • Butylphenyl methylpropional – immunotoxin, allergen and lung, eyes and skin irritation.
  • Linalool – Causes irritation in eyes, lungs and skin, a well-known immunotoxin and allergen.
  • Geraniol – Can contribute to the development of allergies. Geraniol is also linked to organic system toxicity, immunotoxicity and eyes, lung and skin irritation.
  • Diethylene glycol monoethyl ether – toxic for the non-reproductive organ system
  • Benzaldehyde – neurotoxin that can irritate the lungs, eyes and skin.
  • Hexyl cinnamal – immunotoxin, allergen, irritator of the skin, lung and eyes.
  • Ethylhexanol – reproductive and developmental toxin that can cause irritation in the eyes, lungs and skin.
  • And few dozen more. You can check the list at the Environmental Working Group website.
https://cvskinlabs.com/7-reasons-why-you-shouldnt-use-febreze-or-other-chemical-air-fresheners/

https://healthyliving.azcentral.com/the-hazardous-effects-of-febreze-12535599.html

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3202072/Does-Febreze-really-banish-bad-odours-Scientists-reveal-molecules-form-cage-trap-smelly-compounds-making-invisible-nose.html
 
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