Of the 85,000 chemicals used daily, only about 7% of the products are safe for human health. Chemical engineer Nguyen Quang Thuan, a former member of the Vietnam Atomic Energy Commission, said: "All kinds of clean water in the Vietnamese market today can harm the health of users. However, very few people are skeptical about the harm they bring, because subjective psychology thinks that circulation is safe.
Engineer Quang Thuan also emphasized that most detergents for household items are mainly made from chemicals, not "lemon extract" or "natural extracts" as the word advertisement. These chemicals will affect the health of the user if the direct contact or long-term use. They can cause contact dermatitis such as swelling, cracking, even skin cancer. Others will directly affect the digestive system, which can lead to disorders such as nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, etc. Other effects can lead to a physiological disorder. babies in pregnancy Sonya Grande, the EPA's public health spokesman, said washing powder could remove stains on clothing, but would also cling to some toxins. Therefore, he advised users to choose the product detergent features that protect the environment, or buy carefully read the ingredients in the detergent. If Polyethylene, Polyethylene glycol, Polyoxyethylene are listed on the packaging, this detergent will cause cancer.
It is also recommended that some people have a habit of using two or more detergents when cleaning their homes or toilets, which can have serious consequences. When bleach comes in contact with acids, it produces chlorine gas, a highly toxic gas that can cause dizziness if inhaled. A mixture of bleach and urine also creates toxic gas and damages the lungs. Therefore, to ensure the health, the user should not arbitrarily combine the type of detergent together. Dr Hoang Xuan Dai, a former Ministry of Health official, recommends that, in everyday activities, people, especially housewives, should minimize exposure to chemicals. When washing or cleaning your home, wear gloves, wear a mask. If you clean the bathroom and toilet with chemicals, you need to close the other rooms to smell chemicals do not come in. Especially, if insecticide is used, it should only be done when there are no people at home, especially away from children and older people.