All of the products made in this workshop are environmentally friendly and biodegradable! Take home all-purpose spray cleaner for stainless steel, chrome, kitchen and bathroom counters, an effective laundry powder without all the fillers (so you use end up using less) that serves as a dual purpose for cleaning your family's clothes as well as a pretreatment for removal of grass stains, grease and dirt. Fabric softener, orange beeswax wood polishing paste to revitalize any type of wood without the addition of silicone which yellows in time. And added to all of this, a fantastic tub and tile cleaner with loads of bacteria and fungus fighting essential oils, imagine a cleaner that is gentle on your skin and lungs. This gentle, mildly abrasive scrub will not scratch surfaces and leaves behind a wonderful fresh scent. Finally, a water based linen spray deodorizer to f reshen up your home and fabrics as well as shoes. Tips and formulas for other household cleaning jobs are provided in our take-home recipe section of this workshop guide such as e recipe for shower steamers.
Some cleaning products that are known to be harmful:
Tilex Soap Scum Remover & Sunlight Laundry Detergent
Toxic Ingredients: Trisodium nitrilotriacetate, known carcinogen. Also an environmental hazard as it hinders the elimination of heavy metals in waste water treatment systems.
Purex Liquid Laundry Soap
Toxic Ingredient: Ethoxylated nonyl phenol Known endocrine disrupter in the environment (alters genital development) and listed as CEPA-toxic.
Fantastic All Purpose Cleaner
Toxic Ingredient: 2-Butoxyethanol May cause liver, kidney, and reproductive damage, and damage to the developing fetus. Listed as CEPA-toxic.
Comet Cleanser with Chlorinol & Ajax Cleanser with Bleach
Toxic Ingredient: Crystalline silica Prolonged exposure to crystalline silica may result in reduced lung function in some individuals. Possible carcinogen risk.
CEPA-toxic is a toxicity designation in the Canadian Environmental Protection Act.
This information is from: Canadian Institutes of health and research and Canadian Institute of occupational health & Safety