I am reblogging this for my readers. Dryer sheets are the worst for me. I can’t walk outside when the air is damp because the chemicals eminating from all the dryer sheets in dryer vents in the neighborhoods causing a horrible reaction and asthmatic attack.

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I HAVE POSTED THIS INFORMATION BEFORE— BUT WAS ASKED TO PLEASE REPOST IT—– SO HERE IE IS—–

Fabric softeners

Some of the harmful ingredients commonly found in liquid or sheet fabric softeners include:• Chloroform: This substance was used as an anesthesia in the 1800s up through the early 1900s when its potential for causing fatal cardiac arrhythmia was discovered. A carcinogenic neurotoxin, it is on the EPA’s Hazardous Waste list. Inhaling its vapors may cause loss of consciousness, nausea, headache, vomiting, and/or dizziness, drowsiness. It may aggravate disorders of the heart, kidneys or liver. Its effects worsen when subjected to heat.• A-Terpineol: Causes Central Nervous System (CNS) disorders, meaning problems relating to the brain and spine such as Alzheimer’s disease, ADD, dementia, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, seizures, strokes, and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Early symptoms of CNS problems include aphasia, blurred vision, disorientation, dizziness, headaches, hunger, memory loss, numbness in…

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2 responses to “

  1. I couldn’t find anything on the fabric softener sheets to tell me exactly what ingredients were used. It was a vague “several fabric softeners combined” and “fragrances”.

  2. That doesn’t surprise me. I never really liked fabric softener sheets but now can’t go near them. Someone told me that there were some unfragranced ones. Not that I would use them, but I will see if I can find out what they are.

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