Laundry detergent, or washing powder, is a type of detergent (cleaning agent)
that is added for cleaning laundry, commonly mixtures of chemical compounds ...
A detergent is an effective cleaning product because it contains one or more
surfactants. Because of their chemical makeup, the surfactants used in
The goal is to clean your clothes, but toxic chemicals in laundry detergents are
being found to be carcinogenic, allergenic, and otherwise harmful to our health.
Dec 21, 2011 ... The detergent you're using may contain a cocktail of potent cancer-causing
chemicals, some of which the manufacturer doesn't even have to ...
Petrochemicals, which are the synthetic chemicals made out of petroleum, are
found in the ingredients on laundry detergents such as fragrance, phthalates, ...
Jan 1, 2012 ... According to studies, a full 1/3 of all scented detergents contain at least 1
chemical flagged by the EPA as potentially causing cancer.
6 days ago ... The most important ingredients in detergents are chemicals called surfactants—a
word made from bits of the words surface active agents.
Feb 12, 2015 ... Wetting of the surface and, in the case of textiles, penetration of the fibre structure
by wash liquor containing the detergent. Detergents (and ...
Examining the dangers of toxic chemicals in laundry detergent ingredients and
their health safety risks.
All laundry detergents leave a residue on clothing, which is absorbed by our skin
(and inhaled). The ill effects of some of the chemicals in detergents range from ...