• Paint Thinner In Children’s Cereal Exposed

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    By Heather Callaghan

    A lot of home builders and painters will know what trisodium phosphate (TSP) is. But a lot of them don't know that they eat it for breakfast!

    Even though it appears right on the ingredients label, a lot of people don't realize it's an industrial cleaning agent. It gets worse (see below video), the government doesn't even want you to clean with it because it's considered bad for the environment. It's an okay part of a complete breakfast though!

    Nick Brannigan and Vicky LePage hit the streets of Las Vegas again to show people what's up:

    I referenced TSP when writing about various Cheerios debacles, saying that even if GMO-free, a lot of nutritionists would never recommend the cereal for its other ingredients. TSP appears in 6 varieties of Cheerios.

    While it is not a paint thinner in and of itself, it is used to wash painted walls in preparation. It is also …

    Paint thinner is a mixture of volatile organic chemicals (VOCs) formulated to have low flammability, and no two manufacturers make their product the same way. Paint thinners are usually combustible, rather than flammable liquids. While paint thinner doesn’t evaporate quite as quickly as gasoline, for example, it can still build up a concentration if used in a small room with little or no ventilation to remove built-up vapors.

    Make sure to read the rest of the article at Naturalblaze.


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