What the what?


WHAT IS IT? Methylchloroisothiazolinone is basically a preservative with antifungal and antibaterial properties found in a lot of products.   WHAT'S IT FOR? It is often combined with another barely pronounceable ingredient (Methylisothiazolinone) to really get the full benefits of…
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Aminomethyl Propanol

WHAT IS IT: Aminomethyl Propanol and Aminomethyl Propanediol are alkanolamines, which means that these compounds have both a hydroxyl group (-OH) and an amino group (NH2).  It has a score of 2 (Low Hazard) at EWG.org.



Ceteth-2 is a polyethylene glycol ether of Cetyl Alcohol (q.v.).

WHAT’S IT FOR: Surfactant – Emulsifying Agent

SCORE at EWG: 3 (the lower, the better)

FOUND IN: Conditioner, Exfoliant, AntiAging, Eye cream, Facial cleansers and in at least 19 different products