Nowadays many people use automatic dishwashers, but in case you do not have one, you must use plain water, detergents and soap. Using dish soaps is very efficient and useful, but they are actually very dangerous.
One case is that Palmolive is a brand that has more dangerous life threats that we think.
Palmolive is part of Colgate, and the previous year they have sold products worth over $16 billion worldwide. Dawn is the dish soap which is sold the most, and Palmolive is at number five place for sales around the world.
But read the article and find out more about the dangers of Palmolive:
This ingredient is very dangerous and it can damage the lungs and other organs and is a mayor cause for cancer. Even exposure to small amount of formaldehyde – which are actually approved by the FDA you can increase the risk of cancer. And due to this Palmolive says that they are going to take out this dangerous chemical from the products by the end of 2017.
Another ingredient is pentasodium pentetate, and it is highly harmful for the skin. But there are not actual results to prove that it negatively affects our body, so it still needs to be tested.
3. Silicate Salts
The Eco line of dish soaps of Palmolive contains this substance to control the pH level, but it damages the lungs and leads to problems breathing. And if the skin gets in direct contact with this substance, it can cause itchiness, rashes, and also damage the eyes.
4. Sulfuric Acid
This substance can also cause severe problems if it is used in large quantities. It can be the reason for irritation, skin rash, and allergic reaction and also breathing irregularities.
5. Ammonium Sulfate
Ammonium sulfate can do serious damage to the eyes and skin and also cause severe vision problems. It was first tested on rabbit, and it showed that if ammonium sulfate is inhaled, it can cause irregular breathing and even cardiac arrest. It also has the ability to damage the DNA.
Alternative Dish Soap Brands
- 5 brands safe to use
- Better Life
- Seventh Generation
5 brands harmful to use
- Legacy of Clean
So now you know that it is very important choose the cleaning product properly. If you see that it contains any of these chemicals, do not use it. Nothing is worth damaging your health.
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