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Coal Tar

Coal tar is a known carcinogen derived from burning coal. It is a complex mixture of hundreds of compounds, many of which are polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs).[1][2]

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Carbon Black

Carbon black is a dark black powder used as a pigment in cosmetics such as eyeliner, mascara and lipstick.[1] It is produced by incomplete combustion of carbon-based products such as coal tar,[2] and has been linked to increased incidence of cancer and negative effects on organs.[3]

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Carcinogens in Cosmetics

The laws governing cosmetics and personal care products are so limited that known cancer-causing chemicals, or carcinogens, are legally allowed in personal care products. Some carcinogens, such as formaldehyde and formaldehyde-releasing preservatives, are common in personal care products, while others are less common, but still occasionally present.

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Fragrance Disclosure

Fragrance Disclosure Did you know there are secret, unlabeled, and often toxic fragrance and flavor chemical ingredients in many common personal care products? TAKE ACTION

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Reports

Reports Scientific reports and publications Newest Reports September 26, 2018 Right to Know: Exposing Toxic Fragrance Chemicals in Beauty, Personal Care and Cleaning Products Fragrance

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Brazilian Blowout blowup

By Sandy Bauers, Inquirer GreenSpace Columnist Tuesday, November 9, 2010 The quest for beauty is often fraught with compromises. There’s lead in some lipsticks. And

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