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Triclosan in toothpaste triggers allergies

Posted on Dec 4, 2012 by Monique Warner

Could a common chemical in toothpaste be increasing childrenâ??s risk of developing allergies?  Scientists have found that the ...

Why surgical spirits and alcohol-based cleaners should stay on your shopping list after Corona

Posted on May 4, 2020 by Tevaites Fearnley

The Corona crisis has catapulted alcohol cleaners and sanitisers to the forefront of everyone’s thoughts...

DIY hand sanitiser: does it work?

Posted on Mar 18, 2020 by Tevaites Fearnley

When shops are out of stock, making your own might be an option...

Hand sanitizers or soap? We take a look

Posted on Mar 13, 2020 by Tevaites Fearnley

With the Coronavirus crisis, you may be panicking at the thought of not being able to purchase enough ...

Product of the week: Why we’re excited about the revamped Woolworths Earth Friendly range

Posted on Nov 27, 2019 by Sasha Wyatt-Minter

If like us, you also get excited about eco-friendly cleaning products, then check out the fragrances (and recyclable ...

Chemical in soaps and toothpastes linked to osteoporosis in women

Posted on Jun 27, 2019 by A4W Contributor

Research has linked triclosan, a common antibacterial chemical in soaps, hand sanitisers, toothpaste, and mouthwash, to osteoporosis in ...

Disturbing report: Fish caught off Cape coast are contaminated with pharmaceuticals

Posted on Jun 26, 2019 by GroundUp

The ocean around Cape Town is so polluted that pharmaceutical and industrial chemical compounds are accumulating in the ...

The perfect surface disinfectants no one ever remembers

Posted on Oct 15, 2018 by Tevaites Fearnley

Are you stuck between a rock and a hard place when you hear doctors speak of building resistance ...

Cosmetic ingredients to avoid during pregnancy

Posted on Jun 29, 2018 by Chantelle Bester

There’s a lesser known part of protecting the baby inside your bump – avoiding certain cosmetic ingredients...

Ingredient in toothpaste linked to antibiotic resistance

Posted on Jun 21, 2018 by A4W Contributor

An ingredient commonly found in toothpaste and hand wash has been linked to antibiotic resistance...

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