Shocking: Illegal Cancer-Causing Chemical Found In Nearly 100 Popular Shampoo Brands

Although we are aware that toxins and harmful chemicals are all around us, we do not usually worry about their presence in hygienic products. However, you should be careful next time you go shopping for a cleanser or shampoo and conditioner set. Unfortunately, manufacturers can put any toxic chemical into shampoos and other products, as the FDA allows an odd list of chemicals to be used in these products, including known carcinogens which contribute to liver failure and endocrine problems.

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Namely, a recent study found that many companies have not been honest about what chemicals are truly in their products.

The analysis by the Center for Environmental Health based in Oakland, California pointed out that at least 98 of the investigated shampoos and soaps included a carcinogen known as cocamide diethanolamine (cocamide DEA). Being a highly controversial ingredient, but common in many body-care products, it has landed four personal care manufacturers a lawsuit in California.

The analysis by the Center for Environmental Health based in Oakland, California pointed out that at least 98 of the investigated shampoos and soaps included a carcinogen known as cocamide diethanolamine (cocamide DEA). Being a highly controversial ingredient, but common in many body-care products, it has landed four personal care manufacturers a lawsuit in California.

This chemical in the product we use should concern us a lot, as the foam stabilizer and volumizer agent is a suspected carcinogen. Actually, after a study last year discovered that it caused cancer in laboratory animals, it was banned in the state of California.
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