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Spandex

Question from Nikki   If an item that uses organic cotton is blended with 5% spandex is it considered fairly safe? I am trying to get natural products for my baby but some things are very hard for me to find without a small percent blend. I’m very limited it...

Covering Lead Cords with Washi Tape

Question from Mary   I have seen several discussions on this site about the lead in cords.  Would covering them in washi tape be a good idea to reduce lead exposure?  Are there any concerns with washi tape? Or what about painter’s tape?   Lisa’s Answer...

Cover for Cochlear Implant Cords

Question from Miriam   My daughter wears cochlear implants, which have cables that connect the magnet to the processor.  Her audiologist kindly gave us some covers to strengthen then and keep them from kinking up but when I asked the Etsy vendor about them, she...

No-VOC Exercise Equipment

Question from Greg   Any recommendations on no-Voc home exercise equipment?  Looking for options from stationary bicycle to resistance bands. -Here is an example of resistance bands :https://smarterlifeproducts.com/products/smartsport-resistance-tube-bands -Home...

Organization

Question from Stefany   At the moment I can not afford real wood drawers or cabinets. Would metal drawer organizers be non toxic? I want to buy some down below for clothes and kitchen/pantry as well....

Cowhide Rug

Question from Stacey   I’m wondering if cowhide rugs are toxic, or if the end product is toxic to touch. I am aware that the tannins used in the process of leather-making are toxic, so I avoid leather furniture. Would a cowhide rug be safe for my home?...

Jewelry Glue

Question from Mir   Could you help me find a good jewelry glue? This is not something I intend to use often; just to repair a few pieces of jewelry, so perhaps it’s less of a concern and the exposure is only while it’s drying? I googled non-toxic...

Non-Toxic Vehicle

Question from John   Good Afternoon, I am chemically sensitive and searching for another vehicle to replace my current 15 year old van.  I live in Boston and looking for a reputable dealer that anyone has had success in New England. I am currently outgassing my...

Convection Ovens

Question from Duane   I saw an article about convection ovens on Debra’s site . Is there an updated list on buying convection ovens? Lisa’s Answer   I haven’t done a full investigation on ovens in general.  If you have read my guide on Toasters and...

Toaster and Toaster Oven Buying Guide

It’s hard to find safe, non-toxic kitchen appliances because manufacturers don’t always list the materials they use.  Here’s a guide to help you find a toaster or toaster oven that uses safer materials. Toaster and Toaster Oven Buying...

ARE TOXIC PRODUCTS HIDDEN IN YOUR HOME?

Toxic Products Don’t Always Have Warning Labels. Find Out About 3 Hidden Toxic Products That You Can Remove From Your Home Right Now.