These chemicals can cause respiratory problems, eye irritation, cancer, and issues with the kidneys and liver.
Additionally, these chemicals get into our waterways, contaminating the environment. The FDA does not require laundry-care product manufacturers to list all of the laundry detergent ingredients on their packaging.
Additionally, the ingredients that are listed may be vague. For example, the word “fragrance” may refer to hundreds of different chemicals. Even options boasting to be “fragrance free” may include synthetic fragrances.