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Cleaning Products (Overview)

Cleaning products are chemicals used to clean and disinfect.


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I am on a nerve blocker and therefore the gentle colon cleaning products don't work for. What product would work?

I am on a nerve blocker and therefore the gentle colon cleaning products don't work for. What product would work?

MIRALAX (polyethylene glycol) : Softeners plus laxatives may help you-the softener keeps your stools soft while the laxative helps to push it along and out. Miralax (polyethylene glycol) ( or it's generic) has been a godsend to many and should help you-- if not, please see your doc as something else may be going on! ...Read more

Cleaning Products (Overview)

Cleaning products are chemicals used to clean and disinfect.


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If semen had been damaged by toxins or chemicals would they have a abnormal test result. Would cleaning products cause problems to sperm

If semen had been damaged by toxins or chemicals would they have a abnormal test result. Would cleaning products cause problems to sperm

Let's talk: Life's hard enough without believing today's disinformation campaigns about this-or-that chemical damaging sperms. Almost anything in ridiculous doses can cause ill-health in lab rats. The chemicals that really cause infertility (several pesticides) have been detected by analyzing semen. If semen analysis is normal, i'd keep using my favorite household cleaner. ...Read more

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Which cleaning products are harmful to my baby?

Which cleaning products are harmful to my baby?

Strong ones: We really are not sure of the effects of strong cleaners such as one buys in the average supermarket on babies. We do know that bleaches are common strong cleaning agents seem to be challenging for our detox systems. A baby's ability to detoxify is reduced until it matures, and some infants are less able than others. Thus stick to gentle cleaners like white vinegar, bon ami, hydrogen peroxide. ...Read more

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What natural cleaning products should I start with in my new house?

Anything made...: ....With white vinegar, lemon juice, baking soda, and water is going to be safe and non-toxic. These products, used properly, are also highly effective. ...Read more

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What are some good cleaning products for the home for someone who's chemical sensitive?

Sensitive: Depends on what you mean by sensitive. For real sensitivities, see your doctor to be tested, then specific products can be recommended. Some people have "sensitivities" in their minds only. There are no special cleaning products for them. ...Read more

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Is it bad for someone to use a lot of cleaning products in one day? Is it bad for their health?

Is it bad for someone to use a lot of cleaning products in one day? Is it bad for their health?

Yes: You should protect yourself when ever you are using cleaning product. Try to reduce you exposure to them as much as possible. ...Read more

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What kind of cleaning products are best with a young child at home?

Lots of choices: Generally, almost all of the standard cleaning products that are sold in the grocery store are safe to use in the home where a toddler lives. It is important to have all of the cleaning supplies shut away in cabinets where the toddler cannot get in and drink them or spill them on themselves. Standard usage, though, is generally safe. ...Read more

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My husband decided to clean the whole house with strong smelling cleaning products. My baby is 11 days old did that harm him in anyway?? So scared:(

My husband decided to clean the whole house with strong smelling cleaning products. My baby is 11 days old did that harm him in anyway?? So scared:(

Unlikely: Problems caused by aerosolized irritants generally manifest during or immediately after the exposure, and when the fume levels are highest. If the child did not exhibit symptoms or distress at the time of peak exposure, likely no harm. ...Read more