There are 80,000 chemicals approved for human use, but zero have been tested for child safety — in fact, a child’s room can be 300 times more toxic than the rest of the house. Fortunately, there are some simple, effective changes you can make that will limit your kid’s exposure to noxious fumes or chemical clouds. Institute a shoe’s off policy, ditch synthetic air fresheners and fragrances, make sure your vacuum has a HEPA filter — those and these 12 other tips will go a long way to making sure the cleanest air they breath is at home. Once they leave the front door, they’re screwed, but at least you did your part.
Clean Up The Baby-Unfriendly Chemical Spill That Is The Average American Home
Published March 30, 2015.