Every year, the average American uses approximately 25 gallons of toxic chemical products in their home. Much of these dangerous chemicals come from the same agents used to keep homes “clean” and “healthy”.
HAAN® Corp is asking Americans to rethink their traditional cleaning methods by abandoning chemical cleaning agents, and turning to safe and healthy alternatives that not only protect the environment but also your home and family.
In recognition of Earth Day, HAAN® has compiled some startling statistics regarding household cleaners and their use in the home:
*Only 1% of toxins are required to be listed on labels, because companies classify their formulas as "trade secrets.” ~ Lorie Dwornick, researcher*Within 26 seconds after exposure to chemicals such as cleaning products, traces of these chemicals can be found in every organ in the body. ~ Organic Consumers Association
*The toxic chemicals in household cleaners are three times more likely to cause cancer than air pollution. ~Environmental Protection Agency
*Women who work at home have a 54% higher death rate from cancer than those who work away from home. The 15-year study concluded it was as a direct result of the much higher exposure rate to toxic chemicals in common household products. ~Toronto Indoor Air Conference
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