Healthy alternatives


Brand nameProduct description
Arm & HammerWashing Soda
AttitudeNatural Laundry Stain Remover
Nature CleanOxy Stain Remover, fragrance-free


For an effective solution to make at home, you will need 2 ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup of borax
  • 2 cups of cold water

Mix these two ingredients and apply them to the stain on the material. You can add a teaspoon of baking soda.

Ingredients to avoid in products you choose

  • Benzene: carcinogenic, possible mutagenic effect (confirmed in animals), irritant to skin, eyes and respiratory tract, neurotoxic
  • Chlorine: irritant and corrosive to the skin, eyes and respiratory tract
  • Formaldehyde: carcinogen, irritant to eyes and respiratory tract, respiratory sensitizer
  • Toluene: irritating to skin and eyes, neurotoxic, possibly toxic to development and to the respiratory tract
  • Xylene: irritating to the skin, eyes and respiratory tract, potentially toxic for development