The Pervasiveness of Toxic Petrochemicals in Household Products and How to Avoid Them

Anna Hunt, Staff Writer Waking Times It may come as a surprise that your fragrant body wash, baby’s diapers, or lovely scented candles are actually filled with toxic petrochemicals. These include benzene derivatives, aldehydes, phthalates, and countless others. Many are potentially carcinogenic, some disrupt hormone production, and some haven’t been tested to ascertain their safety.