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Saturday, May 14, 2011

ADAPT Minnesota Is Proud to Be Scent Free!

ADAPT Minnesota members, friends, neighbors, and allies are asked to adhere to our scent-free policy to minimize the participation barriers and health risks that can be created by scented products for individuals experiencing challenges related to sensory, respiratory, neurological, immunity, and other bodily systems.  Scented products may include, but certainly are not limited to, the following:

  • Perfume, cologne, aftershave lotion
  • Deodorant
  • Hair care products including shampoos, conditioners, gels, mousses, hairsprays
  • Hand and body soap
  • Hand and body lotions
  • Makeup
  • Shaving cream
  • Sunscreen
  • Laundry soap and stain removers
  • Dryer fabric softener sheets
  • Air fresheners, scented candles

We ask for your support in limiting or eliminating the use of scented products whenever possible, but definitely during any ADAPT Minnesota activity.  Instead, we ask that you choose from the many unscented alternatives that are widely available.  If you'd like more information or free samples of unscented alternatives, please let us know.  Also, feel free to check out Google Search: "scent free".

Thank you for your assistance and support ensuring equal opportunities for equal participation exist for everyone!

1 comment:

  1. I disagree that unscented alternatives are widely available & easy to find. As a person with multiple chemical sensitivites, Ive looked high & wide. Baking soda has become my deodorant, toothpast & laundry cleaner. A bar of glycerin soap is used for showering & washing hair. I have yet to find an unscented lotion that doesnt still make me sick from a dangerous combination of chemicals. Burts Bees is one of the worst for me yet highly advertised for being scent free. So yes, fragrance free is important but they are not always safe alternatives...something I discovered by researching the ingredients after becoming so ill from it being worn by a coworker.