Derived from petroleum & coal tar. Corrosive to the eyes, the skin, and the respiratory tract causing lung edema. Harms the central nervous systems and heart and can cause dysrhythmia, seizures, and coma. The kidneys may be affected as well.
4. PROPLENE GLYCOL
Actually anti-freeze. Linked to kidney and liver disease.
Coats the skin like plastic, clogging pores and creating a build-up of toxins. Slows cellular development, creating earlier signs of aging. Linked to cancer & hormone disruption.
Disrupts hormone function, breast cancer, reproductive fertility, early puberty in children and early menopause in women.
Has been shown to cause reproductive and neurological damage.
Contains neurotoxins and is among the top five allergens in the world. Can cause loss of muscle control, brain damage, headaches, memory loss, problems with speech, hearing, and vision.
Found in mammary tumors. Known to increase infertility and neurological problems.
10. DIETHANOLAMINE (DEA)
Has been linked with stomach, esophagus, liver and bladder cancers.
A great way to check if your brand of product is harming you and your family is to check them against the Environmental Working Groups Cosmetics Database.