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  • Wash your hands often, using regular soap and warm water: doctors recommend against using antibacterial soaps.
  • Use non-toxic cleaning products. Baking soda is a good scouring powder for sinks and tubs, and vinegar mixed with water works well for windows, surfaces and floors.You don’t need to use bleach for most cleaning tasks.
  • Don’t use air “fresheners.” Also, choose fragrance-free laundry detergents, and avoid using dryer sheets. The fragrances (or “parfum”) in these products can contain potentially harmful chemicals.
  • Avoid dry cleaning, or find a cleaner that uses non-toxic methods. closed containers.
  •  And, of course, keep all cleaners and other household chemicals out of the reach of children.


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