Dirty 30 – C2’s Black List

Dirty 30 – C2’s Black List2018-02-08T12:23:25+00:00


We are dedicated to being a resource for your healthy lifestyle. Below are C2’s Black List of 30 Chemicals.

See list of 30 chemicals we black list [ Dirty 30 ]

Here is an amazing but true fact:

The average woman exposes her skin to around 168 chemicals every day when she uses synthetic skincare products and makeup as part of her regular skin care routine. Many of those chemicals are widely recognized as carcinogens and neurotoxins.

Knowing that, doesn’t it make sense to use a skin care routine that is based on clean, healthy ingredients that are just as effective?

30 chemicals we black list – The Dirty 30

1. Benzalkonium Chloride [AI]

2. Benzophenone and derivatives [C, ED, ET, R]

3. Bisphenol A (BPA)  [AI]

4. Butoxyethanol [C, R]

5. BHA and BHT- [ED, ET, C, IT, O]

6. Carbon Black [C, O]

7. Coal Tar Dyes –[C, N]

8. Cyclotetrasiloxane [ED, ET, N]

9. 1,4-dioxane [AI, C]

10. Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA) [O]

11. Ethanolamines or Nitrosamines (Cocamide DEA, Diethanolamine) [AI, C, ED, ET R]

12. Formaldehyde & Formaldehyde -releasing preservatives  [AI, C, N, R]

13. Hydroquinone [AI, C, O]

14. Lead and Other Heavy Metals [AI, N, R]

15. Methylisothiazolinone and methylchloroisothiazolinone [AI, N, O]

16. Mercury and mercury compounds (also listed as Thimerosal) [ET,N, O, R]

17. Oxybenzone [AI, ED]

18. Parabens [C, ED]

19. Fragrance, Parfum, Musk or Synthetic Fragrance [AI, ET, C, N]

20. Petroleum Jelly or Mineral Oil [AI, C]

21. Phthalates (BBP, DBP and others) [C, ED, ET, R]

22. Polyethylene glycol (PEG compounds) [

23. PolyTetraFluoroEthylene(PTFE, AKA TEFLON®) [ED, ET, C, R]

24. Resorcinol [ED, N]

25. Retinol (Vitamin A), retinyl palmitate, all-trans retinoic acid.:

26. Sodium laureth sulfate, SLES, SLS, sodium lauryl sulfate

27. TALC [AI, C, O]

28. Toluene [AI, R]

29. Triclosan [ED, ET]

30. Methyl cellosolve or 2-Methoxyethanol [C, N, O, R]

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