Resources for Educating Schools on Safer Cleaning

Air Quality and Cognition Studies: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26502459 https://green.harvard.edu/tools-resources/research-highlight/impact-green-buildings-cognitive-function https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/news/hsph-in-the-news/indoor-air-quality-cognitive-abilities/ https://docs.google.com/document/d/19L1iKkF_NeAuplqtUOQ36v_qmMia1mSwfld17uaJlas/edit?ts=5d41ff93 https://www.tradelineinc.com/reports/2016-10/improved-workplace-ventilation-shown-studies-double-cognitive-function-scores https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/aug/27/air-pollution-causes-huge-reduction-in-intelligence-study-reveals https://www.calhealthreport.org/2018/01/31/teen-exposure-air-pollution-reduce-iq-levels-long-term/ CLEANING SUPPLIES and Children’s health: https://www.ewg.org/kid-safe-chemicals-act-blog/2009/11/be-smart-about-school-cleaning-supplies/ https://documentinghope.com/epidemic-inflammatory-conditions-children/ https://static.ewg.org/reports/2009/school_cleaners/EWG-School-Cleaning-Supplies.pdf https://www.huffpost.com/entry/the-trouble-with-disinfec_b_8150200 https://www.uib.no/en/news/115228/household-cleaning-can-be-bad-smoking-lung-function https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/11/101129101920.htm https://www.ewg.org/guides/cleaners/content/cleaners_and_health Resources for Making The Switch: 2 Things Parents Can Do To Dramatically Improve School Air Quality How to Naturally Disinfect Surfaces Home Cleanse Guide: How to Detox Your Home

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The Importance of End-Product Testing

In the US cosmetics and personal care products, typically mixtures of 5-20 individual ingredients, are generally self-regulated. The United States and Food and Drug Administration’s guidance is limited to advising manufacturers that their products should be “…safe under labeled or customary conditions of use,” although no formal standard exists for this term. Products may be […]

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