Chemicals, Chemicals, Everything is Made of Chemicals

You’ve been warned. ‘Ingredients in Preparation H once included a mercury compound known to cause reproductive problems. Nail polish came with toluene, a toxin that can cause developmental delays in children. Kiwi brand spray shoe polish contained a cancer-causing solvent. Progresso tomatoes and Old El Paso chiles were packed in cans sealed with lead solder. California wine was tightly sealed with lead foil, and when people popped Tums to settle a stomach or took Kaopectate to treat diarrhea, they unknowingly dosed themselves with microscopic amounts of lead.’



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