Sneaky Things You Touch Every Day That Could be Toxic

Air fresheners

In the moment, it might clear out a stench in the bathroom or one left from your trouble-making cat, but inhaling these chemicals isn’t safe for anyone in your family, your pooch included. Similar to perfumes, Dr. Alam explains the artificial fragrances that are added to air fresheners can pose the same symptoms, even irritating your eyes and causing inflammation. “Chronic inhalation of phthalates can cause asthma and can damage your lungs.”