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    Quote Originally Posted by Bibs View Post
    I'm not sure if people are aware but curash baby rash powder has talc in the ingredients. If you look at their website it says this "
    Curash Powder contains a high concentration of Zinc Oxide (25%) in a cornstarch and talc base which helps treat nappy rash, "


    I was about to post this too.

    There are however several other natural powders without talc on the market now which are safe. I was recommended to put the powder in my hand then wipe on baby, rather than shaking it in the air.

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    Omg! i feel terrible that i have used it on my kids!

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    Quote Originally Posted by snowflake24 View Post
    Omg! i feel terrible that i have used it on my kids!
    Don't beat yourself up hon, it's fair to say that it's not really common knowledge, so it's great that we can have threads like this to enlighten people of the *possible* risks or ramnifications.

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    Agreed Uniquey. Plus it's such a huge part of our culture and it's very rare we're warned of the dangers but we're taught that it's such a great, necessary product.

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    Im stumpped as to why they still sell it! >=(

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    Quote Originally Posted by snowflake24 View Post
    Im stumpped as to why they still sell it! >=(
    They still sell cigarettes. Kind of different, but some people would still use it even it it was potentially carcinogenic.

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    Your head would spin if you read up
    On all the harm some food additives and preservatives do and our government allows them in our food ( a lot are banned overseas)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elijahs Mum View Post
    Your head would spin if you read up
    On all the harm some food additives and preservatives do and our government allows them in our food ( a lot are banned overseas)
    Yep. I have a book, The Chemical Maze, that is an easy to read guide. It really is a maze and it's very tricky to navigate. I don't blame any parent for buying baby products from the baby aisle of the supermarket. We don't know that what's on the shelf can be potentially harmful.

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    natural foods can be harmful as well, so I figure we just do the best with the knowledge we have. When we know better we do better…so as we learn we can cut out things that we find out are harmful. This forum is certainly good for that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bibs View Post
    I'm not sure if people are aware but curash baby rash powder has talc in the ingredients. If you look at their website it says this "
    Curash Powder contains a high concentration of Zinc Oxide (25%) in a cornstarch and talc base which helps treat nappy rash, "


    Only thing that worked at the time, I'm not worried. They're in undies now so don't use it anymore.


 

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