7 Toxic Household Cleaners That Might Give You Cancer

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It is believed that by the end of 2030, there will be 2.2 million new cancer diagnoses all over the world. Given that more accurate methods for diagnosing cancer could soon become standard practice, there is now a greater emphasis on eliminating preventable cancers.

The air in our homes isn’t that good, especially since it is filled with potentially carcinogenic compounds like air fresheners, detergents, fabric softeners, disinfectants, and deodorants.

It is believed that the lifetime risk of cancer from air pollutants, which sometimes include those indoor cleaning products, is somewhere around 0.06 to 0.1. Another study published in 2010 discovered that women who extensively used cleaning products were twice as likely to have been diagnosed with breast cancer. Are you curious to learn more?

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