Triclosan is a common antibacterial and antifungal ingredient found in many cleaning products such as hand sanitizers, toothpaste, deodorants, and many other cleaning supplies. It has been in use since 1972, and is being used in an increasing number of products such as kitchen utensils and children’s toys.
You hear about air quality every now and then, but nobody really seems to take indoor air quality all that seriously. You would assume that from traffic and regular pollution, outdoor air quality would be worse than indoor air quality. But in reality, you’d be terribly, terribly wrong. Here are three facts about indoor air…
Negative ions are oxygen molecules that are buddied with an extra electron. Negative ions are created through the natural actions of water, air, sunlight and the Earth’s intrinsic radiation. There is a higher concentration of of negative ions around moving waters and after a thunderstorm.
There are many benefits to working and living in a clean environment. However, there is such a thing as over-cleaning, and recent studies have shown that it seems to have some negative health effects. Specifically, the development of allergies in children and generally weaker immune systems.