What is 1,4-Dioxane? Is it safe for You safe for Planet?


Origin: Synthetic
INCI: 1,4-Dioxane
Synonyms: 1,4-Diethylene Dioxide, 1,4-Dioxacyclohexane.
Use: Complimentary product of ethoxylation in cosmetics production. May be contained as impurities in shampoos, liquid soap, gels and other foaming products.
Danger: Potentially cancerogenic. Allergen. Irritates eyes, lungs and skin. Toxic for liver, GIT, kidneys, cardiovascular and respiratory systems, etc. (according to certain studies).

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