Kids & Family

We discuss topics chosen by our listeners such as health, travel, kids stories, bible stories, injustice cases, current news, etc. We are family oriented and have child- friendly episodes.

February 9, 2021

Safer Air Fresheners & Creating Your Own #148

In this episode, I reveal ingredients that are found in many of our products, particularly air fresheners, and examine what they can do to our health. I also show you how to create your own air fresheners and perfume that are much safer to use. This episode is sponsored by WYSK Spark Radio,

To keep this podcast going please feel free to donate at

If you would like to read more on this topic or any other previous topics, you can do so by checking out our blog at

Feel free to see what we are up to by following us at:

To listen to the  podcast, watch creative videos and skits go to

Interested in projects Daurice has worked on in the movie industry you can check it out at under Daurice Cummings.

Please add us to your RSS Feed, & iTunes, iHeart, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Pod, Sound Cloud, and our favorite Podbean!

For comments or questions, you can reach us at

To learn more about today’s topic, check out our references below.


EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.

CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.

NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data

ICCR report: “Considerations on Acceptable Trace Level of 1,4-Dioxane in Cosmetic Products,” available on U.S. FDA, “1,4-Dioxane in Cosmetics: A Manufacturing Byproduct” 

Scientific Opinion on The Report of the ICCR Working Group: Considerations on Acceptable Trace Level of 1,4-Dioxane in Cosmetic Products,” 15 December 2015, SCCS/1570/15

Robert L. Bronaugh, "Percutaneous Absorption of Cosmetic Ingredients," in Principles of Cosmetics for the Dermatologist, Philip Frost, M.D., and Steven Horwitz, M.D., Eds. St. Louis: The C.V. Mosby Company, 1982

Roderick E. Black, Fred J. Hurley, and Donald C. Havery, “Occurrence of 1,4-Dioxane in Cosmetic Raw Materials and Finished Cosmetic Products,” Journal of AOAC International, 84 (3), 2001, pp. 666-667

Hardy J. Chou, Perry G. Wang, Wanlong Zhou, and Alexander J. Krynitsky, “Determination of 1,4-Dioxane in Cosmetic Products.”  Poster session presented at 124th AOAC Annual Meeting; 2010 Sept. 26-29; Orlando, Fl

Wenninger, J.A. (1980) Drug Cosmet. Ind. 127, 62, 64, 68-69, 117-118; FDA “Cosmetic Handbook” 1983, 1991, 1994.



More episodes

Load more

Play this podcast on Podbean App