Exposure Routes

Ways in which we can be exposed to Nasty Substances

Common to all of us is Home, Workplace, School, Travel and Leisure. These are all potential Exposure Routes to Toxic Chemicals and other Toxins that enter us via our Breathing, Skin and Gut.

Grooming | Shampoo


  • MAIN CATEGORY: Grooming
  • SUB CATEGORY: Shampoo
  • DESCRIPTION:
  • DATA SOURCES: Each Toxin Profile contained within this Exposure Route shows a full list of data sources.
  • LAST UPDATE: 26/04/2018 8:00:14 PM

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Sub-category Exposure Routes

This Exposure Route can also have additional subcategory routes of exposure. The number of nasty chemicals in these sub category exposure routes are shown in orange. Occasional there are no subcategories and this section will be empty.



Substances known to be found within this Exposure Route. Some can be very harmful - check them out below.

Heads Up: This list may be quite long for some exposure routes.

Propylene glycol mono- and diesters of fats and fatty acids Propylene glycol 1,2,3-Propanetricarboxylic acid, 2-hydroxy-, hydrate (1:1) 1,3-Dimethylol-5,5-dimethylhydantoin 1,4-Dioxane Piperonyl butoxide 2-butoxyethanol (2-methoxymethylethoxy)propanol 2-METHYL-4-ISOTHIAZOLIN-3-ONE 2-methylpentane-2,4-diol 2-methylpropan-2-ol Diethanolamine Triethanolamine 2,6-Di-tert-butyl-4-methylphenol 3-Iodo-2-propynyl butyl carbamate 5-CHLORO-2-METHYL-4-ISOTHIAZOLIN-3-ONE Acetaldehyde Acetone Alcohols, C11-15-secondary, ethoxylated Alcohols, C12-14, ethoxylated Aluminium ammonium chloride Ammonium lauryl sulfate Biotin n-Butane Carbon black chloromethane CHLOROXYLENOL Cholesterol Chromium(III) oxide cis-Citral Citric Acid Diazolidinyl urea Erioglaucine A disodium salt diiron trioxide dimethyldioctadecylammonium chloride C.I. Food Red 1 Disodium 6-hydroxy-5-[(4-sulfophenyl)azo]-2-naphthalenesulfonate edetic acid EDTA, TETRASODIUM Ethanol Ethylbenzene 2-Phenoxyethanol ETHYLENE OXIDE Formaldehyde Glycerol Glycine Heparin HYDROGEN PEROXIDE Imidazolidinyl urea Isobutane Isopropyl alcohol L-Arginine L-Lysine Polyethylene terephthalate magnesium chloride Magnesium nitrate Magnesium Sulfate Maleic acid Ethanolamine norflurane Octylphenoxy polyethoxyethanol Oxybenzone Permethrin Sodium laureth sulfate Polyethylene Polyox WSR-N 60 POLYVINYL PYRROLIDONE Potassium bromide propane Pyrethrum Pyriproxyfen Salicylic acid Selenium disulfide silicon dioxide Sodium chloride sodium hydroxide Sodium lauryl sulfate sodium sulphate sodium thiosulphate Stearic acid Sulphur Butylated hydroxyanisole Tin(IV) oxide titanium dioxide Triclosan Vitamin A Alpha-Tocopherol Xanthan gum XYLENE Zinc carbonate Zinc chloride Zinc pyrithione

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