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Healthy Home = Healthy Family

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Shouldn't your home be the safest place in the whole world? The shocking truth about the toxins in your home. Learn to identify some of them and share some very cost effective, safe solutions. We are all about helping people make better choices for their family and the world.

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Healthy Home = Healthy Family

  1. 1. “Recognize that you are a product of nature and that your very existence depends upon other products of nature.” ~ Dr. Forrest Shaklee
  2. 2. Healthy Home, Healthy FamilyHealthy Home, Healthy FamilyHealthy Home, Healthy FamilyHealthy Home, Healthy Family The Shocking Truth About the Toxins in Your Home Are they killing your family?
  3. 3. Shouldn’t Home Be the Safest Place in the Whole World?
  4. 4. Our Goal In The Next Few Minutes ➔Learn About Toxic Chemicals Found In Most Homes Today ➔Identify Some of the Toxic Products That may be in YOUR Home (Be prepared to be surprised!) ➔Give You some Cost Effective and Safe Alternatives
  5. 5. Learn the Facts http://www.householdproducts.nlm.nih.gov/ingredients.htm
  6. 6. Lye Sodium Hydroxide & Potassium Hydroxide ● Lye is a corrosive alkaline substance one that will destroy and damage another surface or substance with which it comes into contact ● Causes 75% of all caustic injury to the esophagus of kids under 5 years old ● Can cause burns in tissues ○ eyes, skin, mouth & throat ● Repeated contact may cause dermatitis (eczema) ● Can cause irritation to the respiratory tract ● Can cause liver & kidney damage
  7. 7. Lye Sodium Hydroxide & Potassium Hydroxide This is only a sample of the products listed on the “Household Products Database” containing Lye
  8. 8. Butyl Cellosolve Linked to reproductive harm Probable Carcinogen Causes depression of the Central Nervous System Symptoms include: Headaches, drowsiness, weakness, depression mood swings, personality changes, memory loss Harmful if absorbed through skin Exposure for just 15 minutes cleaning soap scum from the shower exposes one to 3x the acute exposure limit Can cause irritation and tissue damage from inhalation
  9. 9. Butyl Cellosolve This is only a sample of the products listed on the “Household Products Database” containing Butyl Cellosolve
  10. 10. Childhood Asthma Has Jumped 400% in the Last 20 Years Respiratory illness is the leading cause of admission to hospitals for children Canadian Broadcasting Corp.
  11. 11. Causes severe skin and eye damage Damaging to the respiratory tract Nausea and vomiting Causes throat irritation even when exposed briefly and at low levels Linked to RADS: Reactive Airways Dysfunction Syndrome Manifests and Bronchitis or Asthma Chlorine Gas is heavier than air, so it settles in low-lying areas (same place where children and animals play and sleep) Chlorine Bleach
  12. 12. Chlorine Bleach This is only a sample of the products listed on the “Household Products Database” containing Chlorine
  13. 13. The Typical Consumer Poisons Themselves 1000 Times a Day NaturalNews.com * HeadlineNews Over 80,000 chemicals have been registered with the EPA in the last 30 years. Fewer than 500 of these chemicals have ever been tested for toxicity. And of those 500, NONE have been tested when combined with another chemical.
  14. 14. Formaldehyde & 1,4 Dioxane Formaldehyde is a preservative 1,4 Dioxane is a byproduct ● Both are known carcinogens ● Banned in Europe, Canada & Japan ● Symptoms include: ○ Eye, Nose & Throat Irritation ○ Wheezing, Coughing, Fatigue ○ Skin rash, eczema, etc. ○ Severe allergic reactions ○ Impairs immune function ● Mustard Gas is a byproduct of bleach and ammonia - used as chemical
  15. 15. Formaldehyde & 1,4 Dioxane You will never see 1,4 Dioxane listed on the ingredients label. It is not mandated by the government because it is a byproduct from processing cheap harsh chemicals. This is only a sample of the products listed on the “Household Products Database” containing Formaldehyde or 1,4 Dioxane
  16. 16. Monoethanolamine (MEA) Linked to Asthma and Cancer Can cause liver damage Causes burns Harmful if inhaled, ingested or in contact with the skin Causes depression of the Central Nervous System Symptoms include: Headaches, Drowsiness, weakness, Depression, mood swings, personality changes, Memory loss
  17. 17. This is only a sample of the products listed on the “Household Products Database” containing Monoethanolamine. Monoethanolamine (MEA)
  18. 18. GREENWASHING Greenwashing is like whitewashing with a green (environmental) brush: companies and organizations making themselves and their products sound or look like they’re really helping the environment. And they lure you in... http://www.greenwashingindex.com/
  19. 19. Los Angeles New York The (EPA) Environmental Protection Agency The Air Inside Our Homes is Often More Polluted Than the Air In New York or L.A. on a Smoggy Day
  20. 20. SAFECLEAN All Shaklee Products give you choices that are Nontoxic and Natural and DO NOT contain any of these harmful ingredients: ● (MEA) ● Hydrochloric acid ● Butyl Cellosolve ● Lye ● Chlorine ● 1, 4-Dioxane ● Formaldehyde ● Cresol ● Sulfuric acid ● Petroleum distillates ● Ammonia ● Phosphoric acid ● Formaldehyde ● Morpholine Because Home Should Be the Safest Place in the World ● Parabens ● Dyes ● Ammonia ● Phenol ● Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) ● Sodium Lauryl Ether Sulfate (SLES) ● Volatile Organic Cleaning Compounds ● MSG ● Trans Fats ● Artificial Sweeteners ● GMO's ● Toxic Inks ● Formaldehyde ● Banned Substances
  21. 21. Basic H2™ Organic Super Cleaning Concentrate Clean Credentials ● Nontoxic ● Sustainable ingredients from natural sources ● Ultra-concentrated ● Biodegradable surfactants ● No phosphates Product Description ● Ultra-Concentrated—16 ounces makes ● 48 gallons of all-purpose cleaner (that’s the equivalent of 192 bottles of 409 ● Use on any washable surface, inside or outside ● Great for Degreasing
  22. 22. YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE! ● Eliminates 108 pounds of packaging waste from landfills. ● Eliminates 248 pounds of greenhouse gas. ● Environmental Equivalent to PLANTING 10 TREES.
  23. 23. GET STARTED TODAY and join in the movement to make people and the planet healthier 1. Become a Shaklee Member and Save 2. Order From Your Personal Shaklee Member Center 3. Consider Joining as a Gold Ambassador
  24. 24. “Recognize that you are a product of nature and that your very existence depends upon other products of nature.” ~ Dr. Forrest Shaklee

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