The Top 12 Cancer-Causing Products In The Average Home

Top Twelve Cancer-Causing Products in The Average Home

Top Twelve Cancer-Causing Products in The Average Home

Yes, you can spend hours on the Internet searching for products with negative effects on your health, but it’s never enough with the number of potential threats that are available in our house alone.

To make things easier for you, here is a list of the top 12 cancer-causing products you should avoid. Cancer Prevention Coalition (CPC), Ralph Nader, and smartklean.com have made a list of the 12 most common products offered on the market. These products are found in almost every home in America, so make sure you read this article carefully.

Cosmetics And Personal Care Products

Talcum powder (Johnson&Johnson. Inc.)

Talcum powder (Johnson&Johnson. Inc.)

 

Labeled Toxic Ingredient:

  • TALC, carcinogen; increases the risk for ovarian cancer; irritates the lungs

 

 

 

 

Cover Girl Replenishing Natural Finish Make Up (Foundation) (Procter & Gamble. Inc.)

Cover Girl

 

Labeled Toxic Ingredients:

  • BHA, Carcinogenic.
  • TALC, Carcinogen; Irritates lungs
  • TRIETHANOLAMINE (TEA), In the reaction with nitrites it forms carcinogenic nitrosamines.
  • LANOLIN, contaminated with DDT and other carcinogenic chemicals (pesticides)
  • PARABENS, Contact dermatitis
  • FRAGRANCE, contains a lot of unlabeled, untested, and toxic substances; contact dermatitis

 

 

Crest Tartar Control Toothpaste – (Procter & Gamble. Inc.)

Crest TartarLabeled Toxic Ingredients:

  • FD&C BLUE #1, Carcinogen
  • SACCHARIN, Carcinogen
  • FLUORIDE, potential carcinogen

 

Alberto VO5 Conditioner (Essence of Neutral Henna)

Alberto VO5 Conditioner

Labeled Toxic Ingredients:

  • FORMALDEHYDE, Carcinogenic; neurotoxin; contact dermatitis and sensitizer.
  • POLYSORBATE 80, often contaminated with 1,4-dioxane, a carcinogen
  • FD&C RED #4, Carcinogenic
  • FRAGRANCE, great number of undisclosed ingredients; contact dermatitis.

 

 

 

 

Clairol Nice ‘n Easy (Permanent Haircolor) (Clairol. Inc.)

Clairol Nice ‘n Easy

Labeled Toxic Ingredients:

  • QUATERNlUM-15, releases formaldehyde; carcinogen; neurotoxin; contact dermatitis and sensitizer.
  • DIETHANOLAMINE (DEA), Carcinogen; In contact with nitrites forms carcinogenic nitrosamine
  • PHENYLENE-DIAMINES, contains carcinogens and other substances that are not thoroughly tested for their cancer-causing properties; contact dermatitis.
  • PROPYLENE GLYCOL, Contact dermatitis
  • FRAGRANCE, different undisclosed ingredients; contact dermatitis

NOTE: Studies have shown that it may be associated with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, multiple myeloma and other cancer types.

 

Household Products

Ajax Cleanser (Colgate-Palmolive. Inc.)

Ajax Cleanser

Unlabeled Toxic Ingredients:

  • CRYSTALLINE SILICA, Carcinogenic; irritates eyes, skin and lungs

NOTE: In 1994 Material Safety and Data Sheet (MSDS) confirmed that silica is carcinogen
(The producers claim to have reduced the level of silica since 1993.)

 

 

Zud Heavy Duty Cleanser (Reckitt & Colman. Inc.)

Zud Heavy Duty Cleanser

Unlabeled Toxic Ingredient:

  • CRYSTALLINE SILICA, Carcinogen; irritates eyes, skin and lungs (Material Safety and Data Sheet denied its carcinogenic properties)

 

 

 

 

Lysol Disinfectant Spray (Reckitt & Colman. Inc.)

Lysol Disinfectant Spray

Labeled or Unlabeled Toxic Ingredient:

  • ORTHOPHENYLPHENOL (OPP): Carcinogen; causes irritation. (Material Safety and Data Sheet denied its cancer-causing properties.)

 

 

 

 

Zodiac Cat & Dog Flea Collar (Sandoz Agro. Inc).

Zodiac Cat & Dog Flea Collar

Labeled Toxic Ingredient:

  • PROPOXUR, Cancer-causing properties; neurotoxin

 

 

 

 

Ortho Weed-B-Gon Lawn Weed Killer (Monsanto Co.)

Ortho Weed-B-Gon

Labeled Toxic Ingredient:

  • SODIUM 2,4-DICHLOROPHENOXYACETATE (2,4-D), Carcinogenic; studies show a possible relation with lymphoma, soft tissue sarcoma and other types cancer ; neurotoxin; affects the reproductive system

Food

Beef Frankfurters – (eg. Oscar Mayer Foods Corporation)

Beef Frankfurters

 

 

 

 

 

Labeled Toxic Ingredient:

  • SODIUM 2,4-DICHLOROPHENOXYACETATE (2,4-D), Carcinogenic; studies show a possible relation with lymphoma, soft tissue sarcoma and other types cancer ; neurotoxin; affects the reproductive system
  • BENZENE HEXACHLORIDE, Carcinogen
  • DACTHAL, Carcinogenic (possibly contaminated with dioxin); causes irritation; strong sensitizer
  • DIELDRIN, Carcinogen; xenoestrogen
  • DDT, Carcinogen; xenoestrogen
  • HEPTACHLOR, Carcinogen; neurotoxin; affects the reproductive system; xenoestrogen
  • HEXACHLOROBENZENE, Carcinogen; neurotoxin; teratogenic
  • LINDANE, Carcinogen; neurotoxic; damages blood forming cells
  • HORMONES: Carcinogen; feminizing
  • ANTIBIOTICS: Potential carcinogens, cause allergy and resistance to drugs

Labeled Ingredient:

  • NITRITE, In the reaction with meat amines forms carcinogenic nitrosamines. These increase the risk for childhood cancers.

 

Whole Milk – (eg. Borden or Lucerne)

Whole Milk

 

Unlabeled Toxic Ingredients:

  • DDT, Carcinogen; xenoestrogen
  • DIELDRIN, Carcinogen; xenoestrogen
  • HEPTACHLOR, Carcinogen; neurotoxin; affects the reproductive system; xenoestrogen
  • HEXACHLOROBENZENE, Carcinogen; neurotoxin; affects the reproductive system
  • ANTIBIOTICS: Potential carcinogens, trigger allergies and resistance to drugs
  • RECOMBINANT BOVINE GROWTH HORMONE and IGF-1: Increases the risk for breast, colon and prostate cancers

 

 

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