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Posted by on May. 7, 2007 at 4:37 PM
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If you find something interesting on a warning label, recall information, or learn about the dangers of a certain here to inform us all!
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by Group Owner on May. 8, 2007 at 1:47 AM
Hopefully none of your children are using that new Listerine AGENT Cool Blue (all flavors) mouthwash that is supposed to help kids detect plaque easily and know where to brush. McNeil-PPC announced a voluntary nationwide consumer recall. They claim that there is something wrong with the preservative used in that product. If you want more info or have questions you can call 1888-222-0249
by Group Owner on May. 8, 2007 at 1:54 AM
On February 8, 2007 featured an article in the Children's Health section about a cancer-causing chemical found in children's bath products. That article can be found on Some highlights...1,4-dioxane is in products such as Hello Kitty bubble bath, huggies baby wash, johnson's baby wash, etc. etc. This is a known carcinogen...Why in the world is it in our babies' consumable...why is it in our own???? That same chemical was also found in Herbal Essences shampoo and Olay Complete Body wash in addition to many other personal care products. 1,4-dioxane is on California's Proposition 65 list of chemicals known or suspected to cause birth defects. Get this...the FDA doesn't require it to be listed as an ingredient on labels...WHY in the world NOT??? This is so upsetting. Check out the lists many other products that contain this carcinogen.
by on May. 8, 2007 at 5:07 PM
I found this about aspartamine...

Use of Aspartame By Pharmaceutical CompaniesCopyright 1996 Leading Edge Research** NOTICE: In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, This material is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. **Aspartame is not only used in food, per se, but is also used in pharmaceutical products. You might be surprised by the number of products that contain aspartame. A sample research project was initiated in April  1994, with requests to companies that produce pharmaceuticals. A number of companies failed to respond to a request for information. Some companies did respond. Pumping aspartame into children is a priority:Johnson and Johnson Pharmaceuticals:
  • J&J/Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals:Mylanta Natural Fiber Supplement, Sugar Free.

Lederle Laboratories: 

  • Centrum,Jr vitamins contain aspartame.

McNeil Consumer Products: The following McNeil Products containaspartame:

  • Childrens TYLENOL acetaminophen Fruit Flavored Chewable Tablets
  • Childrens TYLENOL acetaminophen Grape Flavored Chewable Tablets
  • Childrens TYLENOL acetaminophen Cold Multi-Symptom Chewable Tablets
  • Junior Strength TYLENOL acetaminophen Fruit Flavored ChewableTablets
  • Junior Strength TYLENOL acetaminophen Grape Flavored Chewable Tablets
  • PEDIACARE Cold-Allergy Tablets for Ages 6 to 12
  • PEDIACARE Cough-Cold Tablets for Ages 6 to 12
  • PEDICARE Childrens Cold Relief Tablets
  • TYLENOL Cold and Flu Hot Medication
  • TYLENOL Cold and Flu No Drowsiness Formula Hot Medication
  • Childrens Chewable CO-TYLENOLv
  • Miles Incorporated: The following Miles products contain aspartame:
  • ALKA-SELTZER PLUS Night-time Cold Medicine
  • ALKA-SELTZER PLUS Cold and Cough Medicine
  • ALKA-SELTZER PLUS Sinus Allergy Medicine
  • BUGS BUNNY Vitamin Products (ALL)
  • FLINTSTONES Plus Calcium Multivitamin Supplement
  • FLINTSTONES Complete Multivitamin Supplement
  • FLINTSTONES Childrens Chewable Multivitamin

A.H. Robbins Company, Inc: The following Robbins product contains aspartame.

  •     DIMETAPP Cold and Allergy Chewable Tablets

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company: The following BMS product contains aspartame:


Mead Johnson Nutritionals: The following MJN products contain aspartame:

  • TEMPRA 3 Chewable Tablets, 80mg acetaminophen tablet (3.3mg phenylalinine/tab)
  • TEMPRA 3 Double Strength Chewable Tablets, 160mg acetominophen (6.6mg Phen/tab)

Glaxo Pharmaceuticals: The following Glaxo product contains aspartame:

  •  Zantac Efferdose

Bio-Pharmaceutics: The following Bio-Pharmaceutics products contain aspartame:

  • Childrens Chewable Acetiminophen

Pennex Products: The following Pennex Products subsidiaries manufacture products containing aspartame: (Most introduced in 1987):

  • American Stores: SKAGGS ALPHA BETA Childrens Pain Reliever
  • Consumer Value Stores: CVS Childrens Non-Aspirin Pain Reliever

 Drug Guild Dist: DRUG GUILD childrens anti-pain Chewable Tablets

  •  First Nat'l Supermarkets: FINAST Childrens Non-Aspirin Pain Reliever
  •  Greenbax Enterprises: PRICE-WISE Childrens Non-Aspirin Pain Reliever
  •  Hannaford Bros: SHOP'N SAVE Childrens Non-Aspirin Pain Reliever
  •  J.C.Penny: TREASURY Childrens Chewable Non-Aspirin Pain Reliever
  •  Kinney Drugs: KINNEY"S Childrens Chewable Non-Aspirin Pain Reliever
  •  LaVerdiere's Super Drug: LV ACTION SOOTHSALL Childrens Non-Aspirin
  •  Legend Pharmaceuticals: LEGEND Childrens Chewable Non-Aspirin P.R.
  •  Malone & Hyde: HYDE PARK Childrens Non-Aspirin Pain Reliever
  •  Marsh Supermarkets: MARSH Childrens Non-Aspirin Pain Reliever
  •  Osco Drug: OSCO Childrens Chewable Non-Aspirin Pain Reliever
  •  Pay'n Save Stores: PAY'N SAVE Childrens Chewable Non-Aspirin Pain Reliever
  •  Penned Products: GOOD HEALTH Childrens Non-Aspirin Pain Reliever
  •  Peoples Drug Stores: PEOPLES Childrens Chewable Non-Aspirin Pain Reliever
  •  Piggly Wiggly Corp: PIGGLY WIGGLY Childrens Chewable Non-Aspirin P.R.
  •  Rite Aid Corp.: RITE AID Childrens Aceteminophen Non-Aspirin Pain Reliever
  •  Scriver: SUPER TRU Childrens Non-Aspirin Pain Reliever (Acetaminophen)
  •  Wegman's Food Markets: WEGMANS Childrens Chewable Acetaminophen
Whitehall Labs: The following Whitehall Labs product contains aspartame:
  • Childrens Anacin-3 Chewable Tablets
  • Cenci Powder: The following Cenci products contain aspartame:
  • NATURLAX Natural Fiber Laxative
  • LIFE LINE Natural Fiber Laxative
H & PC Products: The following H&PC product contains aspartame:

L.Perrigo: The following subsidiary product lines contain aspartame:

  •  Eckerd: ECKERD Sugar Free Natural Fiber Laxative
  •  Fay's: FAY'S Sugar Free Natural Vegetable Laxative
  •  Longs: LONGS Sugar Free Natural Vegetable Powder Laxative
  •  Payless: PAYLESS Sugar Free Natural Vegetable Powder Laxative
  •  Perrigo: Sugar Free Natural Vegetable Powder
  •  Perry: PERRY Drug Stores Sugar Free Natural Veg.Powder BulkLaxative
  •  Raley's: RALEY'S Sugar Free Natural Vegetable Powder
  •  Rite Aid: RITE AID Sugar Free Regular Flavor Nat.Veg.Bulk Powder
  •  Squibb: SQUIBBCARE Sugar Free Natural Fiber Laxative
  •  Thrifty: THRIFTY Sugar Free Natural Vegetable Laxative

Hall Laboratories: The following Hall Labs products contain aspartame:

  • HEALTH BALANCE Childrens Chewable Multivitamin
  • ZOO CHEWS Animal-Shaped Chewable Multivitamin

Mediguard: The following Mediguard product contains aspartame:

  • MEDIGUARD Childens Multivitamin Supplement (Cherry,Orange and Grape)

Equate: The following Equate product contains aspartame

  • EQUATE Chewable Vitamins Animal-Shaped (with Iron)

Meijer: The following Meijer product contains aspartame:

  • MEIJER CIRCUS SHAPES (Complete with Calcium,Iron and Minerals)
Perrigo: The following additional Perrigo product contains aspartame:
  • ANIMAL SHAPES Chewable Vitamins Plus Extra C
  • ANIMAL SHAPES Chewable Vitamins Complete
  • ANIMAL SHAPES Chewable Vitamins With Iron
Raley's: The following Raleys product contains aspartame:
  •     Childrens Chewable Vitamins With Iron

Lifeline Nutritional: The following subsidiary lines contain aspartame:

  •     Lucky Stores: Mediguard Childrens Multivitamin Supplement with Iron

P.Leiner: The following Leiner subsidiary products contain aspartame:

  •     Carls Drug Co: CARLS DRUG Childrens Chewable Multivitamin
  •     Malone & Hyde: HYDES PARK Childrens Chewable Multivitamin
  •     Hills Dept Stores: HILLS Childrens Chewable Multivitamin
  •     Kent Co: DART Childen's Chewable Multivitamin
  •     Big B Discount Drugs: BIG B Childrens Chewable Multivitamin
  •     LKS Products, Inc: MEDI-GUARD Childrens Chewable Multivitamins
  •     Revco Drug Stores: REVCO Childrens Chewable Multivitamins
  •     Longs Drug Stores: LONGS Children's Chewable Multivitamin
  •     Gray Drug Fair, Inc: GRAY DRUG FAIR Childrens Chewable Multivitamin

Pharmavite Corp:

  • ECKARD DRUG: Childrens Chewable Multivitamin
  • LONGS DRUG Childrens Chewable Multivitamin
----------REFERENCESData obtained from Aspartame Research Group forwarded to Leading EdgeResearch.(Web sites with more information on aspartame,,  and Betty Martini, Founder of Mission Possible International -Bettym19@mindspring.comAspartame Information List on http://www.wnho.netIf you are interested in finding out how to rid your home of these dangerous chemicals give me a call....Cheryl Moore580-429-3128kayla)
by on May. 8, 2007 at 5:16 PM



The symptoms of persistent wheezing in young children may be linked to cleaning products they were exposed to while in the womb.


Research showed that 10 percent of the children born into families who used cleaning products such as bleach and carpet cleaners were twice as likely to battle wheezing problems than those who were exposed to cleaning products the least.


A study involving almost 14,000 children was conducted to find out if there was a link between prenatal exposure to cleaning supplies and wheezing.


The 10 Most Common Cleaning Disinfectants Used by Pregnant Women

  • Bleach
  • Carpet Cleaner
  • Dry Cleaning Fluid
  • Aerosols
  • Turpentine/White Spirit
  • Air Fresheners
  • Paint Stripper
  • Paint or Varnish
  • Pesticide/Insecticides
  • Window Cleaner

The children in the study were followed until they reached 3-and-a-half years of age. Results from the study revealed that the babies who were exposed to these chemicals most frequently were more likely to develop persistent wheezing as young children. The relationship between exposure to the cleaning products and wheezing was the same despite environmental factors such as parental smoking, damp housing and family history of asthma.


Although these findings haven't confirmed that these chemicals have caused an increase in the number of asthma cases, one expert stated there was growing evidence that environmental exposure at an early age might contribute to the development of asthma.


Other experts view this study as a reminder to pay closer attention to the indoor air quality we breathe as it might play a big factor in the health of children's lungs.


BBC NewsDecember 23, 2004


Cleaning products may affect babies' breathing

Last Updated: 2005-01-11 12:27:42 -0400 (Reuters Health)

SOURCE: Thorax, January 2005.
By Alison McCook

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Pregnant women who use a lot of household chemical products are more likely to have babies with persistent wheezing, new research reports.

The products included bleach, disinfectant, air fresheners, aerosols, carpet cleaners and pesticides.

Children with wheezing are more at risk of eventually developing asthma, explained study author Dr. Andrea Sherriff at the University of Bristol in the UK.

Moreover, "persistent wheezing stops the child from living a normal life -- exercising, going to school," she told Reuters Health. This "may make them susceptible to other conditions, such as obesity."

Although the study did not measure how much exposure to household chemicals is safe for pregnant women, Sherriff recommended that they should "be sensible"
with chemicals, and follow the product's instructions, particularly with regards to ventilation.

Previous research has found that people who are heavily exposed to household products are more likely to develop symptoms of asthma. Of all professions, cleaners have one of the highest risks of developing the disease.

To see if prenatal exposure to these chemicals also increases the risk of breathing problems, Sherriff and her team asked the mothers of 7019 children about the chemicals they were exposed to while pregnant, and how often their children wheezed from birth to age 42 months. The women completed surveys while pregnant, and periodically after the child was born.

Slightly more than 6 percent of the children showed signs of persistent wheezing.

The children whose mothers used the most chemicals were more than twice as likely to persistently wheeze than those whose mothers used the least chemicals, the authors report in the journal Thorax.

Sherriff explained that experts suspect that chemicals may affect infants' breathing by irritating their airways and lungs. She added that mothers who use a lot of chemicals during pregnancy will likely do the same thing once the babies are born, so it's difficult
to say whether a baby's wheezing comes from exposures before or after birth.

Alternatively, she suggested that infants who are in an overly clean environment may not be exposed to the bacteria and germs that help us build healthy immune

"If we have immune systems which don't work well, then we are more likely to become allergic to things in our environment, and possibly wheeze as a result,"
Sherriff said.

SOURCE: Thorax, January 2005.

by on May. 8, 2007 at 5:21 PM


So what should you use to clean your house?


I have discovered that a much safer and inexpensive way to clean your house without risking the effects of harmful toxins is by using

EcoSense Products from Melaleuca, Inc.


There are enough problems with air quality outside of your home -- there's no need to create more problems with the air inside of your home by using cleaning chemicals with harmful toxins. You can't control the air quality outside of your home, but you can reduce the amount of chemicals you bring into your home and by doing so will create a healthier air quality environment.

I cant imagine life without these now because they have truly changed my girls lives... My oldest had very bad asthma on daily meds and her rescue inhaler daily and now she is medicine free!! No more hspital stays for us!!

If you want more information...
Cheryl Moore

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