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 There are tens of thousands of chemicals in use in products we use everyday. Sometimes it seems like you have to have a chemistry degree to figure out which ones are safe and which ones might lead to serious health problems like cancer, infertility, learning disabilities, hormone problems, and more.

That’s where we come in. In addition to certifying products are made with safe ingredients not known to harm human health or the environment, we believe in educating people on easy ways to avoid toxic chemicals in the first place. Because studies show that even small steps, like switching cosmetics or eating less plastic-packaged food, can significantly lower levels of toxic chemicals in your body.

Learn more below about harmful chemicals in everyday products and safer alternatives.

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Air Fresheners

Our constant exposure to air freshener chemicals is cause for concern.

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Baby & Child Products

Our babies and children are uniquely vulnerable to toxic chemicals.

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If you’re going to choose one room in your house to detox, start where you sleep.

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Body Wash

What are we cleansing our bodies with every day – and what’s washing down the drain?

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Bug Repellent

Common ingredients of harm and natural alternatives.

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There’s nothing relaxing about the indoor air pollution associated with candles.

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Cleaning Products

Find cleaners without harmful chemicals that are safe to use.

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Dental Floss

Have you ever considered what’s in your floss?

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A look at some of the most common toxic ingredients in deodorant to be avoided.

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Dish Detergent

Many conventional dish detergents contain harsh ingredients that are damaging to human and environmental health.

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Dry Cleaning

Tetrachloroethylene – commonly referred to as “perc” –  is a probable carcinogen.

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Fabric & Textiles

Have you ever stopped to wonder what chemicals are in your clothing?

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Many common fragrance ingredients can be harmful to health.

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Hair Dye

Common dye chemicals are associated with negative health effects.

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Hand Sanitizer

The first thing to consider when shopping for hand sanitizer is the active ingredient.

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Hand Soap

Hand soap: you use it every day, but have you ever turned the bottle around to see what’s in there?

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Home Detox

10 steps to get toxic chemicals out of your home.

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In additional to toxicity concerns, fast-fashion jewelry contributes to pollution.

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Period Products

Most pads and tampons aren’t actually made with cotton.

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Pet Beds

Just as harmful substances are found in many human mattresses and beds, similar harmful substances are common in pet beds.

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How to avoid toxic chemicals in plastics.

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Keeping products shelf-stable without the toxicants.

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Sexual Health Products

Products that rarely get talked about, for obvious reasons.

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Shampoo & Conditioner

Such essential products don’t contain harmful chemicals…right?

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The key to finding an effective and safe sunscreen.

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Wipes are everywhere. Including our oceans.