Dictionary of ingredIENTS 

Chlorine can be found in a tonne of products such as: scouring powders, toilet bowl cleaners, mildew removers, laundry whiteners, and household tap water.

Butoxyethanol is a key ingredient in many cleaning products. It's known for giving these types of products their sweet scent!

 It’s most commonly found in window, kitchen and multi-purpose cleaners - it's even found in some liquid soaps. However, the law doesn’t require Butoxyethanol to be listed on a product’s label.

Phthalates can be found in hundreds of household products.                                
It’s most commonly used in a lot of fragranced products, such as air fresheners, dish soap, and even toilet paper!

Proprietary laws mean that companies don’t have to disclose exactly what’s in their scents, so you might not find the word ‘phthalates’ on the ingredients label. But, if you see the word ‘fragrance’, there’s a pretty good chance that phthalates are present.

Quats is widely used as a disinfectant.

It can be found in products like fabric softener liquids and sheets, cleaning sprays that are labelled as ‘antibacterial’, and some hand-sanitizers.

Although Triclosan isn’t an essential ingredient in many products, it can still be found in them.

Most commonly, the chemical is used in liquid washing detergents, hand-soaps that are labelled as ‘antibacterial’, and even in some toothpaste!

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