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    123 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


    Some ingredients release formaldehyde, which is linked to cancer. The EPA classifies it as a possible carcinogen. The following ingredients either release or breakdown into formaldehyde:

    • bronopol (or 2-brono-2-nitropropane-1,3-diol)

    • diazolidinyl urea

    • DMDM hydantion

    • imidazolidinyl urea

    • quaternium 15

    In a study conducted by the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics on 28 children’s skin care products, 23 (or 82%) contained formaldehyde at levels between 54-610ppm.