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Carcinogenic Hazards Of Mainstream Industry Personal Care And Cosmetics Products

Narita, Japan, Sept. 16

HIDDEN CARCINOGENS

Contaminants

  • ORGANOCHLORINE PESTICIDES: in, LANOLIN
  • ARSENIC, LEAD, BLUE 1, GREEN 3: in, COAL TAR DYES
  • DIOXANE: in, PEG, POLYSORBATE, LAURETHS, ETHOXYLATED ALCOHOLS
  • CRYSTALLINE SILICA: in, AMORPHOUS SILICATES

Nitrosamine Precursors

  • DEA
  • TEA
  • BRONOPOL
  • PADIMATE O

Formaldehyde Releasers

  • BRONOPOL
  • QUATERNIUM 15
  • DIAZOLIDINYL UREA
  • IMIDAZOLIDINYL UREA
  • DMDM HYDANTOIN

OVERT CARCINOGENS

  • DEA
  • TALC
  • FLUORIDE
  • SACCHARIN
  • CRYSTALLINE SILICA
  • COAL TAR DYES
  • BLUE 1
  • GREEN 3
  • PARA-PHENYLENEDIAMINE

For details and documentation see: Steinmann & Epstein, "The Safe Shopper's Bible", 1995, MacMillan Press, NY (800) 434-3422: Epstein "The Politics of Cancer Revisited", 1998, East Ridge Press, Hankins, NY (800) 269-2921 or (914) 887-6467


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