We all have that heavenly moment when we get to wear our clothes smelling fresh. Well, thanks to the power of Fabric Conditioners and Softeners. It doesn’t just give you the fragrantful smell, but also of softness.
However, did you know that fabric conditioners are made up of different chemicals that are dangerous to humans? Although they smell good, they are particularly designed to cling to fabric making it very difficult to remove. Fragrance Substantive, describes how a fragrance can lost into a particular material.
Below are the toxic chemicals found in all fabric conditioners:
Alpha-Terpineol: This can cause health problems such as dizziness, headache, hunger, memory loss, numbness in face, pain in neck and spine.
Benzyl Acetate: This chemical is linked to pancreatic cancer. Its vapors are irritating to the eyes and to the lungs as well. It can also be absorbed by the skin.
Benzyl Alcohol: This can cause central nervous system disorders, headache, nausea, vomiting, dizziness and dramatic drops in blood pressure.
Chloroform: This is a powerful carcinogenic neurotoxin. It can cause many health problems such as loss of consciousness, nausea, headache, vomiting, and/or dizziness, drowsiness.
Linalool: this is a narcotic substance and causes respiratory problems and loss of muscle coordination.
So before using Fabric Softeners, please bear in mind these harmful chemicals. There are several natural alternatives available that is safer and cheaper. Share this to your friends!