13 SUSPECTED TOXIC INGREDIENTS
Suspected risk: endocrine disruptor + repro-toxic
To recognize: with paraben endings
Suspected risk: liberator of formaldehyde/carcinogenic. It releases slowly and continuously small amounts of formaldehyde a carcinogenic substance.
To recognize: Quaternium-15, Quartenium-18, polyquartenium-10, DMDM hydantoin, Chlorphenesin, Diazolidinyl urea, Imidazolidinyl urea…
Suspected risk: endocrine disruptor and repro-toxic. It is suspected of being a hormone disruptor. Trouble reproductive system.
To recognize: phenoxyethanol
Suspected risk: potent allergen
2-4 % of people with eczema are allergic to the mixture of Methylchloroisothiazolinone and Methylisothiazolinone.
To recognize: methylisothiazolinone
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL (PEG)
Suspected risk: if they may contain carcinogenic or harmful residues.
To recognize: PEG-6, PEG-8, PEG-40, PEG-60, PEG-100, PEG-150…
Suspected risk: carcinogen and endocrine disruptor
They may contain carcinogenic or harmful residues. Polysorbate 60 is listed as possibly carcinogenic by ARTAC (Therapeutic Research Association Against Cancer).
To recognize: Polysorbate
SOME SILICONES OR SILOXANES
Suspected risk: endocrine disruptor and potentially toxic for reproduction.
To recognize: dimethicone, cyclohexasiloxane, cyclomethicone, cyclotetrasiloxane, cyclopentasiloxane, Phenyl trimethicone, cetyl dimethicone copolyol etc …
Suspected risk: endocrine disruptor and carcinogen.
They are suspected of interfering with hormone function and cause cancer.
To recognize: BHA
Suspected risk: endocrine disruptor
It is suspected to interfere with the hormonal function.
To recognize: Triclosan
SOME CHEMICAL SOLAR FILTER
Suspected risk: endocrine disruptor + carcinogenic
To recognize: oxybenzone; 4-methylbenzylidene camphor (4-MBC), benzophenone-3, 2-benzoyl-5-methoxyphenol; 2-hydroxy-4-methoxybenzophenone;(2-hydroxy-4-methoxyphenyl) phenylmethanone
Suspected risk: carcinogenic
Antiperspirant agents and subject to controversy. They are also suspected of having a long term impact nervous system.
To recognize: Prefix and Termination with Aluminium
Suspected risk: Carcinogenic, mutagenic, reprotoxic
They are present in the PVC but also in some raw materials.
To recognize: They are present at very low dose that is why they do not appear in the list of ingredients
SODIUM SULFATE LAURETH;
SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE
Suspected risk: Highly carcinogenic irritant, can cause liver toxicity
To recognize: Sodium Laureth Sulfate ; Sodium Lauryl Sulfate ; Laurylsulfate de Sodium