http://www.safecosmetics.org/get-the-facts/chemicals-of-concern/octinoxate/Octinoxate, also called Octyl methoxycinnamate or (OMC), is a UV filter. It can be absorbed rapidly through skin. Octinoxate has been detected in human urine, blood and breast milk, which indicates that humans are systemically exposed to this compound . Octinoxate is an endocrine disruptor that mimics estrogen and can disrupt thyroid function. FOUND IN: Hair color products and shampoos, sunscreen, lipstick, nail polish, skin creams WHAT TO LOOK FOR ON THE LABEL:¬†Octinoxate,o...Read More »