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Toxic Ingredients in Cosmetics Skin Care and Personal Care Products

Toxic Ingredients in Cosmetics Skin Care and Personal Care Products

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Detailed ingredients in skin care, cosmetics, and personal care products that can actually harm us and our children. More information on http://www.MYCERTIFIEDORGANIC.com
Detailed ingredients in skin care, cosmetics, and personal care products that can actually harm us and our children. More information on http://www.MYCERTIFIEDORGANIC.com

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Toxic Ingredients
How safe are the ingredients used in your current brand of skin care products? Howcertain are you that they do not contain chemicals that could be harmful to you and/or your children?If you are not sure, use this toxic ingredient directory below and find out for yourself.This information has been sourced from Material Safety Data Sheets (or MSDS), whichis recognised as the international standard for providing safety information aboutchemical ingredients used by humans.
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If you cannot locate a particular chemical ingredient above or would like toresearch more ingredients, you can utilize the "SIRI MSDS" online chemical databasesearch facility by clicking on the link below.
Open the Chemical Ingredients GlossaryToxic Ingredient Directory
 
EFFECTS OF OVEREXPOSURE: 1,4-DIOXANE IS AN EYE AND MUCOUSMEMBRANE IRRITANT, PRIMARY SKINIRRITANT, CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEMDEPRESSANT, NEPHROTOXIN, ANDHEPATOTOXIN.ACUTE EXPOSURE CAUSES IRRITATION,HEADACHE, DIZZINESS, AND NARCOSIS.CHRONIC INHALATION EXPOSURE CANPRODUCE DAMAGE TO THE LIVER ANDKIDNEYS, AND BLOOD DISORDERS.MEDICAL CONDITION AGGRAVATED BYEXPOSURE PRECLUDE FROM EXPOSURETHOSE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISEASE OFTHE BLOOD, LIVER KIDNEYS, CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM, AND THOSESUSCEPTIBLE TO DERMATITIS.
2.2-bromo-2-nitropropane-1,3-diol (Bronopol)
Toxic, causes allergic contact dermatitis.See Nitrosating agents
3.Alcohol, Isopropyl (SD-40)
A very drying and irritating solvent anddehydrator that strips your skin's natural acidmantle, making us more vulnerable to bacteria,moulds and viruses. It is made from propylene, a petroleum derivative. It may promote brownspots and premature aging of skin.
4.Ammonium Laureth Sulfate(ALES)
See Anionic SurfactantsSee Sodium Laureth SulfateSee Nitrosating Agents
5.Ammonium Lauryl Sulfate (ALS)
See Anionic SurfactantsSee Sodium Laureth SulfateSee Nitrosating Agents
6.Anionic Surfactants
Anionic refers to the negative charge thesesurfactants have. They may be contaminatedwith nitrosamines, which are carcinogenic.Surfactants can pose serious health threats. Theyare used in car washes, as garage floor cleanersand engine degreasers - and in 90% of personal-care products that foam.
Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS)
Sodium Laureth Sulfate (SLES)
Ammonium Lauryl Sulfate (ALS)

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