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The Toxic 10 & MoreTM Continued


Benzalkonium Chloride
A disinfectant, preservative and surfactant linked to severe skin, eye, and respiratory irritation and allergies.
Commonly in: sunscreens, moisturizers.

Butylatedhydroxy Anisole and Butylated Hydroxytoluene
Synthetic chemical shelf life extenders. Likely carcinogens and hormone disruptors which may cause liver damage.
Commonly in: lip products, moisturizers, baby creams, and cosmetics.

Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA)
A binding chemical used to improve stability. Linked to organ toxicity.
Commonly in: cosmetics, hair products, moisturizers.

Ethanolamines (DEA / MEA / TEA)
Surfactants linked to allergies, skin toxicity, hormone disruption, and inhibited fetal brain development.
Commonly in: hair products, mascara, cosmetics, fragrances, sunscreens, pharmaceuticals.

Used as a preservative in cosmetics. A proven carcinogen which can also cause asthma, neurotoxicity, and developmental toxicity. Present in many preservatives including quaternium-15, DMDM hydantoin, imidazolidinyl urea, diazolidinyl urea, sodium hydroxymethylglycinate, 2-bromo-2-nitropropane-1,3 diol (Bronopol).
Commonly in: shampoo, body wash, bubble bath.

A skin-lightening chemical that inhibits the production of melanin. Linked to cancer, organ toxicity, and skin irritation.
Commonly in: moisturizers and creams.

Methylisothiazolinone and methylchloroisothiazolinone
Chemical preservatives that cause irritation & skin allergies.
Commonly in: shampoo, conditioner, body wash.

UV light absorber linked to irritation, sensitization, allergies, and possibly hormone disruption.
Commonly in: sunscreens, moisturizers.

Parabens (methyl-, isobutyl-, propyl- and others)
Toxic preservatives commonly used to prevent bacteria and mold growth. Parabens are proven hormone (endocrine) disruptors, which may alter important hormone functions in the human body.
Commonly in: shampoos, face cleansers, body washes, lotions, foundations, deodorants.

Phthalates (DBP, DEHP, DEP and others)
Toxic plasticizing chemicals used to make products more pliable and to make toxic fragrances stick to skin. Phthalates disrupt hormone balance by harming the endocrine system, plus they may cause birth defects.
Commonly in: products with synthetic fragrances, hairspray, shampoo, conditioner, lotions.

Retinyl Palmitate / Retinol / Pro-Retinol
May damage DNA and speed up growth of skin tumors when used topically.
Commonly in: moisturizers and anti-aging skincare products.

A volatile petrochemical solvent that is toxic to the immune system and can cause birth defects.

Acrylates, Methacrylates, Alcohol (Ethanol, Benzyl, Isopropyl, SD alcohol), Aluminum, AMP-95, BHT, Carbomer, Diazolidinyl Urea, Ethanolamines , (TEA, DEA, MEA), GM (Glyceryl Monostearate), Hydroquinone, Imidazolindyl Urea, Lead, Mercury, Mineral Oil, Acrylates and Methacrylates, Siloxanes (Ingredients ending in siloxane or methicone)

And the list goes on. Google your ingredients and throw out products containing harmful toxic ingredients.

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