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Are You Wearing Cancer-Causing Sandals? It’s About Time To Throw Away Those Crocks – Like Shoes

All the clogs made from plastic materials come with a huge amount of carcinogenic compounds – shown a scientific research conducted in Germany. That’s mean they may trigger the emergence of certain types of cancer!


In order to make a relevant research, German scientists has analyzed these clogs in a special lab, total 10 pairs of plastic clogs from the most popular world brands. At the end of analysis the scientists were quite surprised when the found out those aromatic poly cyclic hydrocarbons (PAHs) were part of 60% of these clogs. Let me remind you that aromatic poly cyclic hydrocarbons are extremely carcinogenic substances which lead to cell mutation in case they are absorbed by the body.


The science has shown that PAHs are very dangerous when they are inhaled. They can also penetrate the skin and enter the body too. In a matter of fact, all these toxic compounds enter the body though our skin. Black were the clogs with highest amount of this specific type of carcinogen. It turns out that 70% of the clogs that were part of this research included heavy metals and solvents.

After all you have read about negative sides of wearing plastic clogs and you want to avoid this type of problems, you can just put socks on your feet, then you can enjoy your favorite clogs again!



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