13 Chemicals You Should Remove from Your Home
October 13, 2015•9 min
According to the EPA, levels of indoor air pollutants can be two to five times higher than outdoor pollution levels.Even though you may be aware of the toxic chemicals that can be found within the outdoor air, you may not know as much about the harmful chemicals that can be found in your home.The average American spends about 90 percent of his or her time inside. In fact, according to the EPA, levels of indoor air pollutants can be two to five times higher than outdoor pollution levels.What are the 13 harmful chemicals you should consider getting rid of inside your home? Non-stick cookware Conventional cleaning supplies Air fresheners CFL light bulbs Chemical insecticides and herbicides Chemical fertilizers Flame retardants Fabric softener and dryer sheets Plastic bottles Antibacterial products Plastic shopping bags Scented detergents Perfumes and scented soaps Listen in as Holly Lucille, ND, RN, shares the 13 harmful chemicals you should consider removing from your home.