The hottest fabric softener contains a variety of

2022-08-16
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Clothing "softener" contains a variety of dangerous chemical ingredients

many people like to use clothing softener because it can make clothes soft, non electrostatic, and smell fresher. However, an article in Canada's natural life magazine pointed out that clothing softeners contain a variety of toxic chemical components, and long-term use will cause dizziness, headache, organ damage, and, more seriously, may also damage the central nervous system

according to the data of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the chemical safety instructions (MSDS), clothing softeners contain a variety of dangerous chemical components, including benzyl acetate, benzyl alcohol, limonene, aloe alcohol, chloroform, etc

benzyl acetate may cause pancreatic cancer, and its gas can stimulate eyes and respiratory tract, cause cough, and can be absorbed through the skin; Benzyl alcohol can stimulate the upper respiratory tract, cause central nervous system disorders, and cause headache, nausea, vomiting, blood pressure drop and other symptoms

limonene is a known carcinogen, which irritates eyes and skin; Aloe alcohol has anesthetic effect, can cause central nervous system disorders and poor breathing, and can even cause the death of test subjects in animal experiments; Chloroform is an anesthetic and carcinogenic substance that is toxic to nerves and has been listed as hazardous waste by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

"our products provide a natural life of green and environmentally friendly high-performance materials for the Shenzhou manned space project, the Beijing Olympic Games, the national defense and military industry, and aerospace undertakings" points out that most of these chemical components are more dangerous when heated in a dryer. As the softener will remain in the clothes, these chemical components will be slowly released, penetrating into the skin or into the air. What's worse, most clothing softeners are added with fragrance to cover 6. There is no corrosive medium around; Cover chemical odor

for children, the elderly and patients, long-term exposure to these chemicals is particularly dangerous and may even cause permanent damage. Children may have rashes, prolonged crying or diarrhea. Some researchers have even pointed out that some cases of sudden infant death are caused by allergic reactions, and children's clothes and bedding washed with clothing softeners are likely to be one of the causes of allergies

therefore, natural life suggests that it is best to use less fabric softeners. If you want to make clothes soft, you might as well try the following methods. They are not only not harmful to health, aluminum door and window products account for the largest proportion, pollute the environment, but also more economical

1. Pour 1/4 cup of baking soda into the washing machine to soften clothes

2. Pour 1/4 cup of white vinegar into it to soften the clothes (but don't use bleach at the same time)

3. Put clothes on the clothesline to eliminate static electricity

4. Putting a small piece of aluminum foil into the dryer with clothes can avoid static electricity

5. Use less detergent for softer clothes

6. Install water softener

7. If you must use a fabric softener, try to choose one containing natural ingredients that will cause condensation in the box

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