Watch Out: Toxic Cosmetics and Personal Care Items

Commercially-produced household products in the U.S., including personal care items and cosmetics, often include harmful chemicals and volatile compounds.

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Here are some of the ingredients the EWG recommends avoiding: words ending in "paraben"; DMDM hydantoin, imidazolidinyl urea; ingredients that start with PEG or have "-eth" in the middle.
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