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Ethanolamine Compounds (MEA, DEA, TEA And Others)

Ethanolamines are present in many consumer products ranging from cosmetics, personal care products and household cleaning products. Both have been linked to liver tumors. The European Commission prohibits diethanolamine (DEA) in cosmetics, to reduce contamination from carcinogenic nitrosamines. [1]

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Phenoxyethanol

Phenoxyethanol is used as a preservative in cosmetic products and also as a stabilizer in perfumes and soaps.[1] Exposure to phenoxyethanol has been linked to reactions ranging from eczema[2] to severe, life-threatening allergic reactions.[3] Infant oral exposure to phenoxyethanol can acutely affect nervous system function.[4]

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Black Beauty Project

Non-Toxic Black Beauty Project​ BCPP’s Campaign for Safe Cosmetics is tackling the environmental injustice of Black beauty with our database of non-toxic Black-owned beauty products and list

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Nitrosamines

Nitrosamines are impurities that can show up in a wide array of cosmetics ingredients—including diethanolamine (DEA) and triethanolamine (TEA)—and products.

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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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