Modern society and technological development have drastically changed our lives and we’re under constant threat by toxins and chemicals which pollute everything from the air we breathe to the food we eat. Sadly, we aren’t even aware of the situation as we believe that what the labels on the products say is true.

Here are 12 cancer causing products which are present in almost every house:

  1. Household cleaning products

Products such as Ajax contain crystalline silica, a toxic ingredient which is carcinogenic and has been known to cause eye, lung and skin irritation. Manufacturers are saying that they have reduced the use of silica in their product since 1993, and it has been confirmed as a carcinogen from 1994.

  1. Whole milk

Here’s what whole milk contains:

Antibiotics – some of them are carcinogenic, and may lead to allergies;

Hexachlorobenzene – a carcinogenic and neurotoxic compound;

Heptachlor – a carcinogenicxenoestrogen and a neurotoxin;

DDT- a carcinogenic xenoestrogen;

Recombinant bovine growth hormone and IGF-1 – bothcompounds cause colon, prostate, and breast cancer;

Dieldrin – a carcinogenic xenoestrogen.

  1. Alberto VO5 conditioner

The popular Alberto VO5 conditioner contains fragrance which could cause dermatitis, formaldehyde, polysorbate 80 and FD&C RED #4, all known carcinogens.

  1. Zodiac Cat and Dog Flea collar

These collars contain a toxic compound known as propoxur which is a carcinogenic neurotoxin.

  1. Talcum powder by Johnson & Johnson

This product contains talk which could cause lung irritation and ovarian cancer.

  1. Crest tartar control toothpaste

The toxic ingredients in this toothpaste are FD&C BLUE #1, saccharin and fluoride, which has been known to cause cancer.

  1. Cover girl replenishing natural finish make up

This product contains several harmful ingredients such as BHA, parabens, toxic fragrance, talc, lanolin and triethanolamine.

  1. Food beef frankfurters

These delicious frankfurters are actually very harmful due to the high amount of dangerous compounds they contain. Here are some of them: hormones, antibiotics, benzene hexachloride, DDT, heptachlor, dachtal, dieldrin, lindane and hexachlorobenzene. They also contain a fair amount of nitrite, which creates nitrosamine in the meat that leads to cancer in children.

  1. Lysol

Lysol contains Ortho-phenylphenol (OPP), a carcinogenic compound that causes irritation.

  1. Ortho Weed B-Lawn weed killer

The product contains Sodium 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetate (2,4 D) which is a reproductive toxin that can cause lymphoma, soft tissue sarcoma and other types of cancer.

  1. Clairol Nice’n’Easy

The Nice’n’Easy contains propylene glycol, which could cause dermatitis; phenylenediamine, a carcinogenic compound; Quartenium-15, a neurotoxin often used in sanitizers; diethanolamine, which forms nitrosamines when it comes in contact with nitrites; and fragrance which is responsible for contact dermatitis.

  1. Zud heavy duty cleanser

This product contains crystalline silica which we already mentioned as a carcinogenic compound.

Seeing all the toxins they contain, we recommend avoiding these products as they can seriously damage your health and well-being.