Do the scents in your laundry detergent bother you?
Recently, I was using a name brand free and clear detergent and my husband complained about his shirt itching. I had no idea what it could be.
Right about the time this was happening with his shirt itching, a new study came out about laundry products releasing Carcinogens and that didn’t sit well with us.
The report said that the researchers ran a regular laundry cycle for three scenarios in each home: once without any detergent, once with a scented liquid laundry detergent, and the last with both scented detergent and a leading brand of scented dryer sheets.
Their analysis found more than 25 “volatile” air pollutants – including the carcinogens acetaldehyde and benzene.
In attempting to detox and allergy proof the entire house, we needed a laundry detergent that would clean, have no scent, and not be itchy.
I looked on the EWP’s site and found the “Attitude Little Ones Laundry Detergent“. We immediately ordered some and when it arrived, used it right away. It has no scent, cleans the clothes, and has no itch. Success!!
Have you tried this detergent? Please leave a comment.
For tips about allergy proofing your home, check out my Allergy Action Plan to detoxify our home.
Here’s where I got mine.