Chemicals in our everyday life causing harm

As we know that to make our life easier and luxury we use modern things so that our life style should be change and comfortable. we try to make new products and also food. For this purpose we used many chemicals to for the production of these things.

There is a list of different chemicals which we used in our daily life necessities for example cloths cosmetics perfumes food water and other necessities of life and these chemicals causing harm.

Benzoyl peroxide

Benzoyl peroxide is a chemical which is used in cosmetics to make the skin moisture. But after sometimes this chemicals shows their reaction or side effects and possibly causes;

  • Tumors
  • DNA damage in humans
  • Skin and respiratory irritant

Phthalates

Phthalates is a chemical and found in dairy products meat fish oil and fats. There are much effects of this chemicals such as

  • Liver problems
  • Kidney problems
  • Birth defects
  • Decreased sperms in males

Sodium laural sulfate

It is used in car washes floor cleaners and almost 90% personal care products. Sodium Laural sulfate have some side effects such as;

  • Eye damage
  • Diarrhea
  • Skin irritant

Sun screens chemical

Sun screen chemicals are basically  oxybenzone homosalate Octinoxate. These chemicals causes DNA damage and cancer.

Polymethyl methacrylate

Polymethyl methacrylate is also a chemical used in prosthetic dental application artificial teeth denature bones and repair of dental prosthesis. Some possible effects are

  • Disrupt immune system
  • Allergies
  • Cancer

Propylene glycol

Propylene glycol is a chemical used in many products such as shampoo. There are much side effects if propylene glycol such as it causes

  • Cancer
  • infertility
  • Damage to body organs

DDT

Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane is a tasteless and have no color chemical compound. It is used for insecticides and banned in some countries. It also causes much side effects such as;

  • Malaria
  • Typhus
  • Borne human diseases

Organophosphate

This chemical organophosphate is used for killing insects and mammals. This chemical is also used in agriculture homes and gardens. Organophosphate causes many diseases such as;

  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Small pupils
  • Muscles tremors

Carbamate pesticides

This chemical is mostly used for agriculture purpose such as for killing insects which are harmful for field. Carbamate chemical is beneficial for agriculture purpose but dangerous for humans for example this causes different disease in humans such as;

  • Acute muscle lacrimation
  • Bronchorrhea
  • Some nicotine symptoms

Sodium nitrate

Sodium nitrate is a chemical used in preservation of food coloring agent as well s antimicrobial agent. It also have some side effects such as;

  • Blur vision
  • Coma
  • Dizziness
  • Syncope

Sodium hydroxide

Sodium hydroxide and potassium hydroxide are chemicals which are used in soap industry and in detergents. Side effects of sodium hydroxide are;

  • Skin allergies
  • Severe burns chest
  • Stomach pain

Copper sulfate

Copper sulfate is used for killing bacteria algae plants and snails. Copper content determine the toxicity of copper sulfate. It can be found in environment foods and water. There are some side effects of copper sulfate such as severe eye irritation. If we engulf large amount of copper sulfate then it causes;

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Damage to body tissues

Malachite green

Malachite green is a chemical and we used this chemical in aquaculture for killing microorganisms and other small insects. It is an organic compound. We can used the malachite green for dying silk leather and paper. Malachite green causes some side effects such as;

  • Carcinogenesis
  • Mutagenesis
  • Respiratory toxicity
  • Teratogenicity

Cyanide

Cyanide is a chemical substance that includes carbon and nitrogen in its molecule. Cyanide is a risky type of chemical substances that it could make human frame hungry of oxygen and has fatal surface .Side effects are

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Fast heart rate
  • Shortness of breath

Sarin

Sarin not found naturally in environment. It is a manmade toxin. Sarin was used in two terrorist attack in japan 1994 and 1995. Sarin is a chemical compounds of mass destruction, and lethal nerve agent. This may causes following symptoms;

  • Difficulties in breathing
  • Uncontrollable vomiting
  • Dropping physical feature

Carbon Tetrachloride

Carbon Tetrachloride is a chemical substance that is color neutral, but has first-rate odor that may be use for dissolvent for certain sort of oil, and also can be used to smooth the ground to remove the dirt. Side effects are;

  • Damage liver
  • Kidney
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Blurred vision

Glycerin

Glycerin is a chemical compounds substance that is widely used in people’s household. You might also have used it on your mouthwash and also may be used for shaving cream and to the toothpaste. Glycerin is neutral in color and odorless. Side effects of glycerin are;

  • Cramping in muscle
  • Rectal irritation

Potassium

Potassium (K) is a mineral that needs your body to work nicely. It is located dissolved in sea water and is a part of many minerals. Potassium are necessary for good feature of all living cells.

Potassium is a herbal salt this is important for the heart, muscle groups, and nerves. Too much or too little potassium in the body can causes severe troubles. Potassium depletion can bring about severe abnormalities, together with a bizarre heart rhythm that could cause heart attack.

Hydrogen

  • Hydrogen (H) is the lightest chemicals and is the maximum abundant chemical substance within the world. Hydrogen possess a number of risks to human protection, from fires as mixed with air and from inhalation of its contaminated air. In addition, liquid hydrogen could be very cold and offers dangers associated with very cold drinks. There are much side effects of hydrogen such as;
  • Headache
  • Ringing in ears
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Depression

Botulinum

Botulinum is a poisonous chemical substance that is very solid and threatening. Particularly used in beauty to deal with facial wrinkles, inject the Botulinum into one’s face and the smoothing of wrinkle might be seen in some day’s aspect results. There are some side effects of this chemicals such as;

  • Difficulty in urination
  • Headache
  • Neck pain
  • Pain in legs
  • Chills fever  

[1]https://nestbau.info/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Beware-Toxic-Chemicals-in-everyday-life.pdf [2]https://www.afro.who.int/sites/default/files/2017-06/9789290232810.pdf [3]https://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/handle/10665/206553/WHO_FWC_PHE_EPE_16.01_eng.pdf [4]https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/emes/public/docs/health effects of chemical exposure fs.pdf

References

References
1https://nestbau.info/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Beware-Toxic-Chemicals-in-everyday-life.pdf
2https://www.afro.who.int/sites/default/files/2017-06/9789290232810.pdf
3https://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/handle/10665/206553/WHO_FWC_PHE_EPE_16.01_eng.pdf
4https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/emes/public/docs/health effects of chemical exposure fs.pdf

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