Hand Sanitizer and its Toxicity

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We’ve discussed the adverse impacts of the seemingly harmless product hand sanitizers. Avoidance is actually better than usage when it comes to staying healthy and keeping your body functioning normally. Aside from the chemical “fakegrances” added sanitizers, we must also look out for the harmful chemical Triclosan. Reading ingredients and labels does not just apply to food! Read the ingredients on all the products you exposure yourself too! Once you learn about the harms of certain chemicals you’ll want to avoid them. Triclosan is the antibacterial ingredient in hand sanitizers and it does much more harm than good. Learn more here : Toxins In Hand Sanitizers Create A Bigger Problem

The Dirt on Hand Sanitizers: One must consider the lesser of two evils when considering using hand sanitizers. Is regular use of something which contains hormone disruptors really worth the benefit of killing germs? It depends. “Most hand sanitizers contain “fakegrances”, artificial fragrances. One ingredient present in most fakegrances are phthalates, plastics that keep the odor around longer. Pthalates are known endocrine disruptors, meaning they affect sex hormones, especially in infants. Some experts believe that chronic pthalate exposure is feminizing boys. It is listed as an 8 out of 10 by the EWG, a very high toxic rating. Learn more here : Top Reasons to Avoid Hand Sanitizers

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