The Guide to Less Toxic Products
Everyday, most North Americans use beauty and cleaning products which contain
hazardous ingredients. How can you find the products which are least toxic,
among the thousands of products on store shelves?
The objective of this site is to:
- Provide information about potential health risks of commonly used
- Help identify less toxic alternatives for personal care, household
cleaning, baby care, and household pest control.
- Provide information to help you evaluate products not in this Guide in
order to choose the safest ones for your needs.
“Chemicals have replaced bacteria and viruses as the main threat to health.
The diseases we are beginning to see as the major causes of death in the latter
part of (the 1900's) and into the 21st century are diseases of chemical origin.”
Dr. Dick Irwin, Toxicologist, Texas A&M University
A Guide to a Healthier Life
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