Dangers of Toxic Cleaning Products Around Pets
Do you have pets in the home? Are you aware of the dangers of using a toxic cleaning products around pets? Let’s take a look at the dangers of using chemical based cleaners around pets.
According to an article at blogher.com, “Trying to Keep the House Clean with Pets”
“Did you know that many commercial cleaning products can be extremely toxic, and even deadly, to your pets? Cats are especially susceptible since they groom themselves by licking and as a result ingest anything that comes in contact with their feet or fur.
Dangers of Chemical-based Household Cleaners
Many household cleaners contain hazardous ingredients such as organic solvents and petroleum based chemicals which can release volatile organic compounds into your indoor air. Some ingredients in household cleaners are known to cause cancer in animals and are suspected human carcinogens. Inappropriate use, storage and disposal of these hazardous household substances may impact your personal health and the health of our environment. Lysol, Pine-sol and other products containing phenols are deadly to cats as they can cause serious liver damage. Clorox bleach, especially when concentrated, can cause chemical burns when it comes in contact with sensitive pet paws.” To read the entire article click here.