Harmful effects of everyday cleaning chemicals compared to green cleaning includes irritation to the respiratory passages, eyes and skin.
Some harsh chemicals can cause brain damage, nerve damage, reduced memory and concentration, personality changes, fatigue, sleep disturbances and reduced coordination.
Some cleaning products that include surfactants are slow to biodegrade in the environment.
Hash chemicals have also been found to stimulate the growth of breast cancer cells.
Cleaning chemicals can be harmful to the environment and the ozone.
There is always a risk of cancer with the use of harsh chemicals.