There are over 125 ingredients used in soaps, shampoos and cosmetics that are suspected of carcinogenic activities.
Following are the most dangerous and the most commonly used:
Diethanolamine (DEA): found in 600 home and personal care products such as soaps, lotions, cosmetics, bubble bath, laundry and dish washing detergents.
In 1997 the US Department of Health and Human Services National Toxicity Program found that when DEA was applied to the skin of rats there was clear evidence of carcinogenic (cancerous) activity.
Propylene Glycol: is a substance used in antifreeze solutions and hydraulic fluids as a powerful solvent. Also found in cosmetics, lotions, and even processed food.
Propylene Glycol has been shown in studies to be absorbed thru the skin and cause many problems such as kidney damage, liver abnormalities, skin cell growth inhibition, damaged cell membranes, rashes, respiratory damage, immune system deficiency and central nervous
Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS): is the most common of the 3 chemicals but no less toxic. SLS is used as a surfactant to break down the surface tension of water. This degreaser is used in practically every soap, shampoo and toothpaste on the market today.
SLS has been used in studies to induce mutation in bacteria and to irritate skin. It has also been shown to enter the heart, liver. lungs and brain from skin contact and has been proven to maintain residual levels once inside these organs.
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