10.- VACUUM CLEANER WITH A HEPA FILTER
Use a vaccum with a hepa filter to remove your home polluted air. It is one of the major routes to the fire resistant chemicals exposure, that are found in many household products.
11.- CHOOSING FURNITURE MADE OF NATURAL INFLAMMABLE MATERIAL
When purchasing new products, such as furniture, matresses, carpets, etc. we should consider the fire resistant varieties which contain materials not so inflammable as leather, wool, cotton or silk.
12.- DO NOT PURCHASE STAIN AND WATER RESISTANT CLOTHING AND FURNITURE
Do not buy stain and water resistant clothing, furniture and carpets, to avoid perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs).
13.- AVOID PLASTIC TOYS
Make sure that children’s toys do not contain BPA, such as dummies, teething rings, and any other object the baby could suck or chew (even books, that are often laminated). It is generally advised to avoid all the plastics, especially the flexible varieties.
14.- USING NATURAL CLEANING PRODUCTS
Using natural or self made cleaning products, for example vinegar or bicarbonate. Try to avoid all those products that include 2-Butoxyethanol EGBE and metoxi diglycol DEGME, 12 toxic glycol teles, that can endanger the fertility or cause harm to the developing fetus.
15.- NOT TO OPT FOR VINYL CURTAINS
When replacing the curtains, do not choose vinyle, but made of fabric and, if possible, not treated with chemical products (stain and wrinkle resistant).
16.- ORGANIC BATH PRODUCTS
It is important to remove the personal care products, such as sanitary towels and tampons with safer alternatives. Using organic bath products, toothpaste without fluoride (despite it has been advised for many years we know now that it is toxic), antiperspirants and organic cosmetics. Skin-deep EWG11 database may help you finding personal care products phthalate free and other potencially dangerous chemical.
17.- BUYING FRAGANCE-FREE PRODUCTS
Look for fragance-free products, as this can contain hundreds or thousands of potencially toxic chemicals.
18.- REFUSING THE USE OF SOFTENERS AND WIPES
Avoid fabric softeners and wipes, because they contain a mixture of synthetic chemical and fragances.
19.- PHYSIOLOGICAL HEALTHY AND FUNCTIONAL TOOLS
Trying to mantain healthy and functional our physiological detoxification tools, especially hepatic phases 1 and 2, lymphatic and emuntorial system, respecting the evaluation frequency and volume and shape.
20.- SAUNAS ANS STEAM BATHS
Sauna and steam bath sessions have been proposed empirically as a valid and reasonable tool, although there is limited bibliographic support.