Sun -screen and other toxic chemicals
What's in sun tan lotions, sun-screen ,hair spray and other cosmetics used before coming to the swimming pool. There should be a
debate if these chemicals should be allowed at all in our swimming water or in
the air we breathe. It would be a great consideration if we could have a
chemical free zone at the pool
PERFUMED PRODUCTS ARE AFFECTING HEALTH
AFTER 50 PEOPLE WASH OFF THEIR CHEMICALS INTO THE WATER SWIMMING IS LESS PLEASANT AND LESS HEALTHY-FOR SOME IT'S A HEALTH HAZARD.
Sunscreens contain amino benzoic acid and its esters (PABA), cinnamates, and oxybenzene can cause a skin rash and allergic photo
sensitivities. A new nitrosamine
known as NPABAO was found in certain sunscreens containing padimate-O as the
active ingredient. Nitrosamines themselves can be
Carcinogenic. Miscellaneous compounds, such as fragrances, lanolin, alcohol, and
preservatives may also cause skin and eye irritation or sensitization. Many of
the popular ingredients in our full-spectrum sun protection products are loaded
with toxins. Avobenzone is used a lot, and some scientists have
noted that it breaks down after being on the skin for only an hour
Para Amino benzoic acid (PABA)
A LIST OF SOME OF THESE TOXIC CHEMICALS
TO WHAT EXTENT THESE CHEMICALS ARE TOXIC TO YOU
At best when you use sunscreen your body and ours are absorbing synthetic chemicals, and with "experts " recommendations to apply
generous amounts of the product every few hours, you will likely be absorbing a
fair amount. It is hard to believe that all of these chemicals will not have
any effect on your system or others sharing the swimming pools and facilities.
Please look for fragrance free products with titanium dioxide and zinc oxide.
Titanium dioxide and zinc oxide, which act as physical barriers that reflect UV rays are less problematic in terms of absorption.
Sunscreen and Vitamin D
Aside from the potential chemical toxicity sun screen blocks your skin's ability to make vitamin D by more than 95 percent. For
optimal vitamin D levels regular sun exposure is the best way to achieve
Vitamin D creation.
CHECK HEATH FOOD STORES FOR FRAGRANCE FREE CHEMICAL FREE PRODUCTS