Cosmetic products are marketed with employee contact list the promise of making the consumer more attractive in a variety ways, including clearer skin, shinier hair, less wrinkles, whiter teeth, stronger nails, so on and so on. But the truth is that many of these conventional products are loaded with ingredients that are health but bad for the employee contact list environment too. In 2010, the David Suzuki Foundation identified 12 sets of hazardous chemicals that are commonly included in the ingredients of cosmetic products. As described in more detail employee contact list below, many of these chemicals have been identified as possible carcinogens or at the very least, mild irritants.
The David Suzuki Foundation's Dirty employee contact list Dozen list includes: BHA & BHT: common preservatives found in moisturizers and makeup and may cause cancer (BHA). Coal tar dyes: derived from petroleum, coal tar is recognized as a human carcinogen and is included in some hair dyes as well as a variety of other cosmetics. Coal dyes employee contact list can be recognized as a 'C.I.' followed by a five digit number in the ingredients list. DEA-related ingredients: these are often found in creamy foaming products, such as moisturizers and shampoos and employee contact list have been classified as possible human carcinogens by the International Agency for Research on Cancer.
Dibutyl phthalate: suspected of employee contact list adversely affecting reproduction and healthy development, this chemical is often used as a plasticizer in nail care products. Formaldehyde-releasing preservatives: these chemicals are used in a multitude of cosmetic products as preservatives and are known causes of cancer. Paraben, methylparaben, butylparaben & propyl paraben: used primarily as preservatives, these chemicals pose a possible threat to male reproductive employee contact list functions. synthetic fragrances, used in a variety of cosmetics, can bring on employee contact list asthma attacks as well as trigger allergies. PEGs: often included in cream bases and can be contaminated with 1,4 dioxane, which could lead to cancer.