The US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has now banned nineteen commonly-used ingredients found in antibacterial soaps and washes — including suspected endocrine disruptors triclosan and triclocarban shown to harm reproductive and developmental health.
Reality check: it’s time to question your daily routine.
Among the 19 blacklisted ingredients are:
- Iodophors: iodine-containing ingredients
- Iodine complex: ammonium ether sulfate & polyoxyethylene sorbitan monolaurate
- Iodine complex: phosphate ester of alkylaryloxy polyethylene glycol
- Nonylphenoxypoly, or ethyleneoxy, ethanoliodine
- Poloxamer: iodine complex of Povidone-iodine 5-10%
- Undecoylium chloride iodine complex
- Methylbenzethonium chloride
- Phenol greater than 1.5%
- Phenol less than 1.5%
- Secondary amyltricresols
- Sodium oxychlorosene
- Triple dye
And there’s more on the horizon — a final decision is still pending on benzalkonium chloride, benzethonium chloride and chloroxylenol (PCMX).
Cleanse with confidence.
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Sanitizer: Cleanse the bad without the bad while leaving hands soft and hydrated. A safe, chemical-free, certified organic sanitizer proven to kill 99.9% of bacteria including salmonella, MRSA and E. coli.
Harmonic Body Wash: Cleanse to combat free radicals with the power of our Intellimune® Antioxidant Oil Complex. An invigorating cool-mint formula free from sulfates, parabens, silicones, ethoxylates, phthalates, PEG or synthetic fragrances.
OneBody® Cleanser: A luxurious, textured cleansing gel that sinks in — allowing an activated lather to deliver a skin-smoothing fruit bioactive blend. Our certified organic Algae Bioactive Science softens as it cleanses to leave skin refreshed and radiant.