household bleach
household bleach

Household bleach affects  as many as 30 percent of Australian adults and 40 percent children.

Personal nasal filters

Avoid dangerous household bleach and household chemicals, wear personal nasal filters.

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Formaldehyde

Formaldehyde Where Found: carpet, plywood, particle board,insulation, adhesives

Reactions: sore throat, headaches

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Solvents

Where Found: household chemicals, paints strippers, gasoline, petrol, diesel,household bleach.

Reactions:  fatigue/dizziness, These fumes can leave you with multiple chemical sensitivity if breathed in without nasal protection.

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Pesticides

Where Found: bug sprays, lawn chemicals, household chemicals

Reactions: skin/eye/respiratory digestive tract/nervous system

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Latex

Where Found: paints, gloves, caulking

Reactions: allergic reactions

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Nitrogen dioxide

Where Found: Unvented gas stoves/heaters – Carbon monoxide gas appliances, exhaust fumes – Second hand smoke /passive smoke bars/bushfire smoke.

Reactions:  headaches/dizziness

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Dyes (especially dark blue)

Where Found: clothing, curtain, tablecloths, napkins, rags, furniture

Reactions: skin reaction