From: littlefield on 18 Nov 2007 21:10
I don't think you're being paranoid at all. I've been learning more
and more about these kinds of issues, and have found some interesting
things. There actually are a lot of chemicals in products out there
that can cause a variety of issues. Many products, even stuff made
for babies, can have formaldehyde in them. Formaldehyde is a known
cancer-causing agent. Unfortunately, most manufacturers use the
cheapest ingredients (in order to make a profit) and don't care that
much about the safety of the products. I have become a customer of a
company that does care about wellness and having safer products for
you and your family. If you're interested, feel free to contact me.
There are some great kids products and some good lotion that would be
perfect for your kiddo.
From: robgood on 19 Nov 2007 15:38
On Nov 18, 9:10 pm, littlefi...(a)wedeliverwellness.com wrote:
> Many products, even stuff made
> for babies, can have formaldehyde in them.
That's the purpose of the sodium hydroxymethylglycinate in Linda's
Gaia Baby Bath/Wash -- a formaldehyde donor.
> Formaldehyde is a known
> cancer-causing agent.
I did an extensive reivew on formaldehyde's safety when I was with
National Medical Care, Inc., and the only evidence of its causing
cancer in humans is about a doubling of the incidence of the rare
brain cancer, astrocytoma, in pathologists, undertakers, etc. exposed
to high levels of it occupationally. I think it's pretty safe in the
amounts used as preservative, although some people have an allergic
reaction to it at concentrations maybe tenfold lower than bother most
> Unfortunately, most manufacturers use the
> cheapest ingredients (in order to make a profit) and don't care that
> much about the safety of the products.
Do you have evidence that other preservatives that would be as
effective are safer than formaldehyde donors?