To DS Waters of America
I am concerned about the content of your web page http://www.nurserywater.ca/info/contact.php
First, the .ca of your web page appears to represent that you are a Canadian business, which you are not. Then you also proceed with claiming that your product is supported by the Canadian Paediatric Society, which it is not, but you provide a wishy-washy disclaimer.
The answer to the first question “What is fluoride?” is technically in error.
“Fluoride is a mineral” – this can not be validly claimed in your answer since you do not state what kind of fluoride you are referring to, though it sounds correct and authoritative. Fluoride is the negative ion of the element Fluorine, and as such, both are gaseous and not minerals. It is a long stretch to say it’s a mineral, indicates ignorance of the facts, is misleading to the uninitiated and is a form of disinformation that distorts reality.
Fluorine is the most chemically reactive element on the planet (look it up) and in its ionic form, its usual form when present in aqueous solutions, is extremely dangerous to all of our human anatomical components right down to the cellular and DNA levels.
I’ve done the research and know that whoever wrote this is simply parroting incorrect information claimed by an equally misinformed CDA who do no research of their own but also parrot the claims of other misinformed organizations that also do no research of their own…
The tooth health claims of fluoridation are fraudulent and based on fraudulent science as discovered and revealed years ago by the very scientists who work for the U.S. EPA, namely, Dr. Robert J. Carton, PhD. who was initially fired for revealing the vagaries of fluoridation, vindicated in a court of law and reinstated with full compensation and awarded punitive damages and court costs paid by the U.S. EPA.
Calcium Fluoride is a mineral, and is rarely found in food and beverages unless one prepares foods and beverages with such from untreated and unpurified well water: this is not the case with tap water. Yet even Calcium fluoride has been shown to cause dental fluorosis as well as skeletal fluorosis.
There is a strong possibility of legal entanglements by making the claims for fluoride as is done on that web page and I would suggest you rewrite that page to reflect current valid science on the subject of fluoridated water. See this web page http://slweb.org/bibliography.html for more resources on currently known adverse health effects of fluoride and fluoridation.
I believe that Health Canada might be interested in having you remove all health claims for nursery water.