Why Velona Cuddles is the SAFEST Diaper for your baby!!
Three generations of mothers have trusted Velona as THE" brand for a baby's layette. Therefore, when disposable diapers were introduced into our product range, we ensured that we supplied our next generation with the safest diapers at an affordable price At the onset, the Velona Cuddles research and development team identified a list of harsh chemicals that were commonly used in the production of diapers, and completely eliminated them in our production processes and raw materials.Therefore, you can be confident that when you use any Velona Cuddles Diaper, you are dressing your baby in the safest diaper in the world. In contrast to leading international brands that charge a premium for particular versions of diapers that are deemed more 'Safe' 'Sensitive' or 'Pure'; Velona Cuddles has not segregated diapers based on levels of safety, as we believe that every diaper we sell should provide the highest level of safety for our little babies. So when you pick up a Velona cuddles diaper, whether it be our classic diaper, ezy pants or unique versions such as looney tunes or bamboo, you can be certain that they are ALL EQUALLY NON-TOXIC
6 NASTY CHEMICALS INGREDIENTS TO WATCH OUT FOR WHEN CHOOSING A DIAPER!
1.FRAGRANCES / ALCOHOL
Perfume is added to some diapers to help mask unpleasant odors. Perfume is a blend of various synthetic chemicals and is among the top allergens capable of triggering asthma attacks or eczema and rashes. If a diaper has a fragrance you can be rest assured that there is alcohol in it. Alcohol is not only toxic but can dry out baby's delicate skin and cause skin irritations.
2.CHLORINE AND DIOXINS
Diapers are bleached in order to soften, whiten and improve the absorbency of their raw materials. As baby safe bleaching is very expensive, most manufacturers use chlorine for bleaching purposes, which results in a by product called dioxins that leach into the environment and the diapers. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) dioxins are among the most toxic chemicals known to science and are listed by them as highly carcinogenic chemicals. The World Health Organization (WHO) has stated that exposure to dioxins may cause skin reactions and altered liver function, as well as impairments to the immune system, nervous system, endocrine system and reproductive actions. Unless your disposable diaper is labeled unbleached or totally Chlorine Free (TCF); it may contain dioxins. At Velona, we are happy to be emphasize that all our diapers are totally chlorine free, giving you peace of mind that your baby is 100% safe.
Many disposable diapers contain a highly toxic chemical called TBT which is an organotin compound. This environmental pollutant does not degrade but remains in the environment and in our food chain. The smallest concentrations of TBT can be absorbed by the skin and results in harming people's immune systems as well as impairing their hormonal system. Additionally, according to research published by the American Institute of Biological Sciences, tributyl-tin can trigger genes that promote the growth of fat cells, causing obesity in humans.
4.VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS (VOC's)
Disposable diapers frequently contain chemicals called volatile organic compounds. VOC's which include chemicals such as toluene ethylbenzene, xylene. and dipentene, are known to cause asthma and respiratory issues in children. The effects of VOCs vary by the nature of the chemicals and the level and length of exposure. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), VOCs can cause eye, nose and throat irritation, headaches, damage to the liver kidney and central nervous system. Some VOCs are even suspected of causing cancer in humans (EPA).
Modern disposable diapers contain plastic resins, which is essentially what makes them leak-proof. Phthalates are a group of chemicals used as industrial plasticizers, making plastic softer and more durable. Phthalates are known endocrine disruptors even in small doses and may be carcinogenic.
6.POLYVINYL CHLORIDE (PVC) OR VINYL
PVC contains dangerous chemical additives including phthalates, lead, cadmium, and/or organotins, which can be toxic to your child's health. These toxic additives can leach out or evaporate into the air over time, posing unnecessary dangers to children. Furthermore, Vinyl chloride, a base ingredient in PVC, is a known carcinogen, while Dioxins and other carcinogens are byproducts of it. Dioxins such as those contained in PVC can cause developmental and reproductive problems, damage to the immune system, and hormone disruption.