Household bleach affects as many as 30 percent of Australian adults and 40 percent children.
Personal breathing products
Avoid dangerous household bleach and household chemicals, wear personal nasal filters.
Formaldehyde Where Found: carpet, plywood, particle board,insulation, adhesives
Reactions: sore throat, headaches
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.
Where Found: bug sprays, lawn chemicals, household chemicals
Reactions: skin/eye/respiratory digestive tract/nervous system
Where Found: paints, gloves, caulking
Reactions: allergic reactions
Where Found: Unvented gas stoves/heaters – Carbon monoxide gas appliances, exhaust fumes – Second hand smoke /passive smoke bars/bushfire smoke.
Dyes (especially dark blue)
Where Found: clothing, curtain, tablecloths, napkins, rags, furniture
Reactions: skin reaction