10 Deadly Toxic Products You Can Live Without

Hand with pen drawing the chemical formula of PVC

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2. Vinyl

Also known as PVC, it has been banned in more than 14 countries but it’s still sold in the USA legally.

PVC is a threat to humans and the environment from the very beginning of production till the day it’s no longer usable. PVC leaches phthalates and lead as it contaminates the very air you breathe.

Make your life PVC free by reading packages.

Look for the number 3 on the recycling label, which indicates no PVC. Can’t find the number? Just smell.

PVC has a unique smell; it smells exactly like a brand new shower curtain.

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