Dec 6, 2021

More Allergens in Cars

Ford the car maker has a LONG history of making cars from plants (allergens) as far back as Henry Ford himself. The Ford company has recently been promoting the Ford Smoothie

The compny started using cocnut fibre in it's car mats, soy fibre in it's seat cusions and has promiised to include more plant based materials (allergens) in it's cars.

"This year marks 10 years since Ford first used soybean-based foam in the 2008 Mustang, and since 2011, it’s been a key material used in the seat cushions, seat backs and headrests of every vehicle we build in North America.

Blog Post: Tires Made From Allergens

Blog Post: Car Wax Made From Bananas

Product : CocoMats Cocomats were first developed for cars in the 1950's; Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, BMW and other European manufacturers used cocomats as a standard car mats in their automobiles.

Jan 22, 2021

Air Purifiers That Use Nut Shells To Clean Air


Ceiling Mounted Commercial Air Purifier
Pure Zone 1001 Ceiling Mounted Commercial Air Purifier
Activated carbon: Bio-synthesized from walnut shells, the activated carbon filter catalyzes and decomposes harmful gas like formaldehyde, H2S, NH3 from the air efficiently. The adsorption area of the activated carbon unit is more than 75,000 sq. m.

A-Purifying Peanut Shells
Air-purifying filter made from peanut shells (article)
There are a lot of peanuts grown in Mexico. Needless to say, the processing of them results in a lot of discarded peanut shells, which are generally considered to be a worthless byproduct. That could be about to change, however. Led by biotech expert Raul Pineda Olmedo, a team from the National University of Mexico and the Research Center of Advanced Studies has developed an air-purifying filter that utilizes the shells.

Biofilter Made from Peanut Shells
Biofilter made from peanut shell degrades air pollutants (article)
The idea is a prototype filter with peanut shells, which cultivates the microorganisms to degrade toxic pollutants into carbon dioxide and water, thereby achieving clean air.

Air Purifier
Gama Pure 333 Hepa Pure (White) 40-watt air purifier
Stage 3: Activated Carbon FilterActivated carbon filters are bio-synthesized from walnut shells, the activated carbon filter catalyses and decomposes harmful gases like H2S and NH3from air efficiency. In addition, it removes VOC and odour in the room effectively, with efficiency of > 98%.

Air Purifier
Air Purifier with HEPA-13 Filter and UV Disinfection
Activated carbon filters are bio-synthesized from walnut shells, the activated carbon filter catalyses and decomposes harmful gases like H2S and NH3 from air efficiency. In addition, it removes VOC and odour in the room effectively, with efficiency of > 98%.

Biofilter made from peanut shells degrades air pollutants (article)
In order to clean the air of pollutants, biotechnology expert Raul Pineda Olmedo, from the National University of Mexico (UNAM), designed a biofilter that uses microorganisms living in the shell of the peanut.

See Also:
Hand SanitizersThat Contain Nut Oils
Throat Sprays That Contain Nuts
Air Filters MadeFrom Coconuts
Water Filtration Systems That Uses Nut Shells

Mar 23, 2020

Hand Sanitizers That Contain Nut Oils

Stores have been selling hand sanitizers that contain nut oils, this is a concen for the nut allergic.

Hand Sanitizer
3 Pack Of Moisturizing Hand Sanitizer Sprays
Lavender Lemon Moisturizing Hand Sanitizer Spray Energizing, floral and moisturizing hand sanitizer with therapeutic grade essential oils of Lavender and Lemon. Almond Oil, Vitamin E and Aloe Vera keep the skin moisturized...

Hand Sanitizer
Squeaky Clean Hand Sanitizer
Effectively cleanse and condition hands on-the-go with Megababe Squeaky Clean Hand Sanitizer. The alcohol-based, non-drying gel kills 99% of germs and includes sweet almond and marula oils to leave skin soft and hydrated, plus aloe to soothe. The naturally scented formula is light and citrusy with notes of bergamot and orange. Toss this pocket-sized gel in your purse, desk drawer, car or gym bag to cleanse hands anytime, anywhere.

Hand Sanitizer Spray
Hand Sanitizer Spray
Almond Oil serves as anti-bacterial + moisturizer

Hand Sanitizer
Fruity Strawberry Moisturizing Hand Sanitizer Spray
Sweet, fruity and moisturizing hand sanitizer with Glycerin. Almond Oil, Vitamin E and Aloe Vera keep the skin moisturized while 70% alcohol is known to kill germs.

Hand sanitizers newly produced to fight COVID 19
These emergency supplies, are being made quickly with the goal of fast track production, they are being sent to hospitals and medical clinics to fight COVID-19. Some distileries have switched from making drinking spirits to hand sanitzers. Some of these products that will be shipped to medical clinics contain coconut oil and/ or almond oil.

Hand Sanitizer
Silverback Distillery producing hand sanitizer (article)
It’s a fairly simple process, general manager Abby Riggleman explained: Combine distillate with almond or coconut oil, so it’s less harsh on the skin, and add a bit of essential oil for a nice scent. The hard part for would-be at-home sanitizer producers is making sure the alcohol content is high enough.

Hand Sanitizer
Copper Spirit Distillery is making hand sanitizer (article)
From their distilled alcohol “waste,” the Kabantsovs will be providing denatured alcohol sanitizer to islanders by donation (there’s a limited amount) and Candice will be making hand sanitizer with aloe vera gel, almond oil and some essential oils. “We produce 90 to 95 per cent alcohol, which allows wiggle room for you to use aloe and dilute down,” she explained.

Hand Sanitizer
Nelson Co. distillery making hand sanitizer (article)
Silverback Distillery is asking for donations of bottles, as well as Aloe Vera or almond oil to help with keeping up with demand for the hand sanitizer.

Also countless home "do it yourself" hand sanitizers that are made with almond oil, that the nut allergic should also avoid.

More Information Lessening Labeling Requirements
New organization helps businesses wanting to make hand sanitizer during COVID-19 shortage Health Canada as already allowed the temporary sale of unregulated sanitizing products due to “unprecedented demand.”

The only differences with regulations involving these types of products are typically related to issues with packaging, labelling or bilingual requirements.

See Also:
Soap With Nuts in Them
Throat Sprays That Contain Nut Oils
Nasel Products Containing Nut Oils
Cold Sore Treatments That Contain Nuts
Ear Drops Containing Nuts

More Information:
Prescriptions, Over-the-Counter Medications and Treatments Containing Nuts
List of Non Food Items That Have Nuts in Them

Mar 6, 2020

Footwear Care Products that Contain Nut Oils

Shoe Care
Quick Care
For quick or on-the-go shoe care. The Express category includes the convenient Self Shine with sweet-almond oil in a sponge-applicator bottle, the Shoe Sponge and Care & Shine jar.

Shoe Cream
Saphir Shoe Cream
Part of the Beaute du Cuir range from Saphir this nourishing shoe cream is enriched with beeswax and almond oil

Shoe Care
Contains almond oil and jojoba to keep the leather supple.

Shoe Care
Saphir's Medaille D'Or Renovateur Suede Spray cleans, recolors, and waterproofs suede and nubuck. It contains an almond oil that helps maintain the silky appearance of suede, while protecting them against water stains.

Shoe Spray Product
Sanctuary Spa Light Moisture Spray
Ingredients Para num Liquidum (Mineral Oil), Isopropyl Palmitate, Cyclopentasiloxane, Parfum (Fragrance), Tocopheryl Acetate, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Tocopherol, Hexyl Cinnamal, Linalool, Limonene, Benzyl Salicylate, Benzyl Benzoate, Coumarin, Citral.

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Shoes Made From Nuts
Clothing Made From Nuts