6.Triclosan, endocrine Disruptor Preservatives and formula stabilizers. On the label as Propylparapen, Isopropylparapen, Butylparaben, Isobutylparaben, BHA, BHT, Triclosan, imidazolidinyl urea. These substances can affect the hormonal system and damage its correct functioning.
7. Sensitizing Preservatives such as Isothiazolinones. On the label as Methylisothiazolinone (MIT) and Methylchloroisothiazolinone (CMIT), and other words ending with “isothiazolinone”. These chemicals are known to cause skin allergies and eczema. There have been multiple cases of heightened sensitivity and incidents of chemical burns because of these substances. Some of them are forbidden or limited, others are still of free use.
8. Allergens. On the label as Phenoxyethanol, Cinnamal, Citral, Coumarin, Eugenol, Farnesol, Geraniol, Limonene, and Linalool. These are all listed by the CSSC and the EWG as allergenic substances. They pose risks of toxicity to the aquatic fauna, irritation and skin allergies. The phenoxyethanol specifically is classified as “moderate danger” for health for its toxicity to the immune system and for allergies, according to EWG.