These 8 commonly-used products are banned everywhere in the world but INDIA
Be ready for the shock of your life as we are about to list eight things that have been banned across the world but are still being used in India.
What if we told you that the tablet that you pop-in blindly every time your head pounds or the soap that you have been using since your childhood, is not safe for you! Yes, that's right!
There are numerous things that we use in our everyday lives considering that they are safe and chemical free for our family, however, in reality they can be life-threatening. Yes, really!
Be ready for the shock of your life as we are about to list not one, not two but eight things in this article that have been banned across the world but are still being rampantly manufactured and used in India.
The most common painkiller used almost by everyone to ease a headache and fatigue, you'd be surprised to know that Disprin has been banned in many developed countries particularly in the US due to the life-threatening side effects it can cause.
They include swelling in the liver and the brain. It can lead to severe vomiting and drowsiness, medically known as Reye’s syndrome.
2. Kinder Eggs
Kinder Eggs are banned in various developed countries including the United Stated not due to the chocolate balls that it has but due to the small toys that the little eggs contain, which can be choking hazards for babies and toddlers.
Now before we tell you that officially nimesulide has been banned by the government of India, the truth is it is still being sold rampantly in various parts of India.
A commonly used painkiller, Nimesulide is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug(NSAID) and was used for relieving acute pain stemming from severe osteoarthritis. However, the side effects include severe diarrhea, vomiting, skin rash, itchiness, and dizziness. If used for a long period of time it can cause severe liver damage.
4. D-Cold Total
This is again one of the drugs that is officially on the list of banned medicines in India but shockingly is still available at leading chemist shops. Reason; it can cause acute kidney damage if regularly used over a long period of time.
Don't we all trusted and blindly used Lifebuoy in our childhood. However, you will be surprised to know that the famous soap is loaded with a carbolic acid containing compound, phenol, which is extracted from coal tar. Not only is it harmful to your skin, it can also cause allergies and other ailments.
6. Unpasteurized milk
Raw milk or unpasteurized milk can lead to the breeding of harmful microbes and germs which can cause numerous diseases such as stomach infections as irritation of the lungs. It can also carry dangerous bacteria such as Salmonella, E. coli, and Listeria, which are responsible for causing numerous foodborne illnesses.
This is why the sale of unpasteurized milk is banned in the United States of America.
7. Red Bull
The popular energy drink has been banned in various developed countries such as Norway, Uruguay and Denmark as it can increase your risk of heart attack or stroke. The beverage that is loaded with caffeine cause the blood to become sticky, which can be a severe pre-cursor to cardiovascular problems.
It's a known fact that pesticides are absorbed by the soil and plants and this is the way they can enter our bodies leading to various infections and several health problems later on in life.
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