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Most detergents are bleach- or ammonia-based cleaners (many use petroleum as well), which is harmful to the water streams

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The fragrances and harsh solvents (such as ammonia) in most detergents can trigger allergies and asthma, and cause skin irritation, if the environmental impact wasn't enough reason to change.

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