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These household products might be damaging your health

Some everyday household products they can be toxic to your health.


Non-stick cookware

Aluminium cookware

Plastic food and liquid containers

Home Fragrance

Air fresheners

Scented candles

Cleaning Supplies household products

Chemical-based Household cleaners

Antibacterial Household products

Personal care products and VOCs

  • Only buy and use paints when needed, avoid painting houses too frequently or if the old paint is in good condition.
  • Stay in a well-ventilated area so that the volatile compounds can be removed with air.
  • When opting for a house renovation, choose a period when you can be out of the house for a few days.
  • Avoid using cosmetics which has strong or artificial fragrances
  • Choose naturally made floor cleaners like mild soaps and detergents with baking soda for effective floor cleaning.
  • Use natural air fresheners like aroma oils instead of room sprays.
  • When cooking, keep the area well ventilated.
  • Use a carbon filter for the water filtration system to reduce VOCs in chlorinated water
  • Avoid heating plastic products or storing hot foods in plastics.



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