Aww, Valentine’s Day. A day for romance, wining and dining, cuddling, chocolate, lovemaking, and of course, showing your affection by showering yourself and your beloved with toxic chemicals. (Wait, what?)
The youngest of my three children, Brandon, has an unusual medical condition that has greatly affected his life. He has a severe, life-threatening allergy to the chemicals (fragrance) used in Axe Body Spray.
In 2007, when our Household Hazards report was released, virtually no cleaning product companies were disclosing any ingredients on a website or label — even if the ingredients were linked to cancer or reproductive harm like infertility and birth defects.