Zine / pamphlet. Industry produced pads and tampons contain Dioxin, one of the most dangerous and toxic chemicals on the planet; known to cause cancer and birth defects. Commercial tampons also contain rayon, which encourages the overgrowth of yeast and bacteria. The tampon industry alone makes more than $7 million per year off of their customers. One alternative is reusable cloth maxipads. This zine teaches you how and why to make your own.