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It’s our mission to educate people about some of the worst offenders lurking in products we use every day. Click on the links below to learn more about these toxic chemicals and how to avoid them. 

Also see the Made Safe HAZARD LIST™ of Chemicals, Materials & Ingredients


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1,4-Dioxane

Found in baby wash, body wash, laundry detergent and other products that suds.

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BPA

Bisphenol A can be found in many plastic items with the recycling code #7 or #3.

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BHT and BHA

Found in many personal care products including lip and hair products, makeup, sunscreen, nail polish, deodorants, fragrance, and creams.

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Dioxins and Furans

Found in conventional feminine care products like pads and tampons.

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Flavor

“Flavor” seems simple on the surface, but it can actually be a complex mixture of ingredients.

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Formaldehyde

Common ingredient in baby and personal care products, nail polish and other salon products, particle board and furniture.

Fragrance

Found in most conventional products including shampoo, body wash, perfume, scented candles, air fresheners, feminine care, clothing and packaging.

Parabens

Found in hair products, lotions, facial cleansers, shower gels, scrubs, cosmetics, feminine care and more.

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PFOA

Found in household goods with waterproof coatings like Gore-Tex and nonstick cookware, or in stain-resistant carpet and furniture.

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Phthalates

Found in personal care and household items as a fragrance ingredient, and in plastic products like toys, vinyl flooring, shower curtains, and packaging.

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Synthetic Biology

Found in personal care and food products without labeling or long-term safety testing and research.

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Titanium Dioxide

A naturally-occurring mineral found in the earth’s crust that can be both safe and unsafe, depending on its use.

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Triclosan

A registered pesticide found in antibacterial soaps, body washes, toothpastes, cosmetics, clothing, kitchenware, furniture, toys, and mattresses.