Five Must-Knows on the Dangers of Synthetic Fragrance

Five Must-Knows on the Dangers of Synthetic Fragrance

1.What is “fragrance?” More than 95 percent of the chemicals in synthetic fragrances are derived from petrochemicals. These chemicals include: benzene derivatives, aldehydes, phthalates, and a slew of other known toxins that are capable of causing cancer, birth defects, nervous-system disorders and allergies–some of which are cited on the EPA’s hazardous waste list.

2. Where is it hiding? Continue reading