Humble Suds | Humbling Stats
page-template-default,page,page-id-16013,ajax_fade,page_not_loaded,,qode-title-hidden,columns-3,qode-theme-ver-11.0,qode-theme-bridge,wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-5.1,vc_responsive


  • Over 150 chemicals found in the average home have been linked to allergies, birth defects, cancer and psychological abnormalities.


  • In 10 years there has been a 42% increase in asthma (29% in men; 82% in women).  The rate for women is believed to be due to higher exposure to home chemicals.


  • A recent study concluded that women who work in the home are at a 54% higher risk of developing cancer compared to women who work outside the home.


  • The March of Dimes estimates that 200,000 live infants are born with birth defects each year as a result of parental chemical exposure.


  • More than 72,000 synthetic chemicals have been produced since WW II, and less than 2% of these have been tested for toxicity, mutagenic, carcinogenic, or birth defects.


  • A product that kills 50% of lab animals through ingestion or inhalation can still be designated “non-toxic”.


  • Toxic chemicals in household cleaners are 3 times more likely to cause cancer than outdoor air.