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 »