Chemicals and product safety
Information on the safe use of household products that contain chemicals, including selenium, triclosan, bisphenol A and petrolatum.
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Find tips on the safe use and storage of household chemical products. Also learn the meanings of hazard symbols on product labels.
Get the facts on selenium, including its safe use and health risks of overexposure.
Triclosan use restrictions, health and environmental risks and minimizing exposure.
Explore bisphenol (BPA), its use in food packaging, safety information and how to know if a product contains BPA.
Understand petrolatum, including products it is used in and safety information.
About coal tars and if they’re safe for Canadians.
About boric acid, its health risks and how to reduce your exposure.
About the safety of flame retardants and how to minimize exposure.
Substances that contain MDI and if they’re safe for Canadians.
Learn about phthalates and if they’re safe for Canadians.
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