Toxic Household Products That Are Still Being Sold

There are certain products people can’t live without in their homes, but some may not know that many of them are extremely toxic. Household items such as bleach, air fresheners, and mattresses contain dangerous chemicals that can harm your health. Continue reading to learn about the household items people should reconsider owning.

The FDA Warns Against Antibacterial Soap

woman using antibacterial soap
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Antibacterial soaps are often thought to be the supreme version of hand soaps because they are meant to get rid of germs and other bacteria.

However, most antibacterial soaps contain triclosan and triclocarban. The FDA says that these chemicals can create antibiotic-resistant bacteria and these kinds of soaps are not biodegradable. Check the back label on a product before buying!