Toxic Chemicals Chart A Middle Path Natural Health Aid from
Dangers Chemical What it means
Many personal care products contain any number of ingredients that are toxic or less than safe.

The ingredients listed here are some of the most common toxic ones.

Your best option is to make your own safe, effective products using natural ingredients and
avoiding all known toxic ingredients

Remember: If you wont put it in your mouth, dont put it on your skin or use it in your environment.

These ingredients cause:

    Blocks pores & suffocates the skin
    Accumulates in organs leading to organ failure
    Skin/eye irritant, may cause allergic reaction
    Risk of serious adverse health effects;
    cancer (carcinogens), nerve damage (neurotoxins),
mutation (mutagens)
        Acetone - organic solvent
          Alpha-hydroxy acids
      BHA - Butalayted Hydroxianisole
      BHT - Butalayted Hydroxytoluene
      Bronopol BNPD or 2-Bromo 2-nitropropane-1,3 diol
          Cocamidopropyl betaine
        Coal Tar
    DEA - Diethanolamine
      Ethyl & methyl methacrylate
          Glycerin (only a problem on skin)
        MEA - Monoethanolamine
          Methylene chloride
        Mineral oil
        PABA - Paramino benzoic acid
        Propylene Glycol
      SLS - Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (Sulphate)
        SLES - Sodium Laureth Sulfate (Sulphate)
      TEA - Triethenolamine