Smarter Living: Chemical Index

Wonder whether the chemical used in your pet's flea collar is safe? Or if that sweet smell from a new shower curtain is of concern? The toxic chemicals listed below are commonly used in everyday products. Find out about health concerns, sources of exposure, and how to stay safe by clicking on any of the entries.

1,4 Dioxane
2,4-D
Arsenic
Asbestos
Atrazine
Bisphenol A
Carbaryl
Chlorpyrifos
Diesel
Dioxins
Endosulfan
Fluoride
Formaldehyde
Hexavalent Chromium
Lead
Lindane
Mercury
Methylene Chloride
N-Hexane
Nanomaterials
Ozone
Parabens
PERC
Perchlorate
Phthalates
Propoxur (Flea and Tick Pesticide)
Pyrethrins
Pyrethroids
Styrene
Sulfur Dioxide
Tetrachlorvinphos (Flea and Tick Pesticide)
Trichlorethylene
Triclosan and Triclocarban (Antibacterials)
Tris

last revised 12/28/2011

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