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12 TOXIC CHEMICALS TO AVOID
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- Learn the chemicals to avoid when shopping for health and beauty products for your family.
- Convenient size fits in your purse or wallet.
- See why each chemical should be avoided for better health and wellness.
Look out for these 12 toxic ingredients in:
- Anti-bacterial products
- Hand sanitizers and more…
12 Toxic Ingredients To Avoid
BHA and BHT: In moisturizer, make-up, etc. may cause cancer and interrupt hormones. Harms fish and other wildlife.
Coal Tar Dye: Also named p-PHENYLENEDIAMINE in some hair dye and colors identified as C.I followed by five digits in other products. Potential to cause cancer and can be contained with heavy metals to the brain.
CYCLOMETHICONE: also called siloxanes is widely used in moisturizer, makeup, hair products, etc. May interfere with hormone function and damage to the liver. Hams fish and wildlife.
DEA, MEA, and TEA: found in creams and foaming products such as moisturizers and shampoos. Can react to form cancer-causing nitrosamines. Harmful to fish and other wildlife.
DIBUTYL-PHTHALATE: Look for in nail products. Toxic to reproduction and may interfere with hormone function. Harmful to fish and other wildlife.
Formaldehyde-releasing preservatives: Look for DMDM HYDANTOIN, DIAZOLIDINYL UREA, IMDIAZOLIDINYL UREA, METHENAMINE or QUARTERNIUM-15 in hair products, moisturizers. (Formaldehyde may cause cancer)
PARABENS: is used in makeup, moisturizers, etc. may interfere with hormone function. Parabens are associated with breast cancer.
PARFUM: This chemical is widely used in some products that ever called “unscented!” This mixture of chemicals may trigger allergies and asthma. Some Parfumes have been linked to cancer and neurotoxicity. Harms fish & wildlife.
PEG: Widely used in conditioners, moisturizers, deodorants, etc. Can be contaminated with 1,4-dioxane, which may cause cancer.
PETROLATUM: In hair products, lip balm/lipstick, skin care products, Petroleum products can be contaminated with cancer-causing impurities.
SODIUM LAURETH SULFATE (SLES) and SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE (SLS): Found in foaming shampoos, cleansers, bubble bath. SLES can be contaminated with 1,4-dioxane, which may cause cancer. SLS may damage the liver. Harmful to fish & wildlife.
TRICLOSAN: Look for: “ Anti-bacterial” products such as toothpaste, soaps, hand sanitizers. May interfere with hormone function and contribute to anti-biotic-resistant bacteria. Harmful to fish & wildlife.
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