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
  • DATA SOURCES: Each Toxin Profile contained within this Exposure Route shows a full list of data sources.
  • LAST UPDATE: 21/04/2015


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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. Occassional there are no sub-categories and this section will be empty.

Toxic Substances found within this Exposure Route. There are probably more.

WARNING: This list may be VERY long for some exposure routes.

Propylene glycol mono- and diesters of fats and fatty acidsPropylene glycol1,2,3-Propanetricarboxylic acid, 2-hydroxy-, hydrate (1:1)1,3-Dimethylol-5,5-dimethylhydantoin1,4-DioxanePiperonyl butoxide2-butoxyethanol(2-methoxymethylethoxy)propanol2-METHYL-4-ISOTHIAZOLIN-3-ONE2-methylpentane-2,4-diol2-methylpropan-2-olDiethanolamineTriethanolamine2,6-Di-tert-butyl-4-methylphenol3-Iodo-2-propynyl butyl carbamate5-CHLORO-2-METHYL-4-ISOTHIAZOLIN-3-ONEAcetaldehydeAcetoneAlcohols, C11-15-secondary, ethoxylatedAlcohols, C12-14, ethoxylatedAluminium or Aluminumammonium chlorideAmmonium lauryl sulfateBiotinn-ButaneCarbon blackchloromethaneCHLOROXYLENOLCholesterolChromium(III) oxidecis-CitralCitric AcidDiazolidinyl ureaErioglaucine A disodium saltdiiron trioxidedimethyldioctadecylammonium chlorideC.I. Food Red 1Disodium 6-hydroxy-5-[(4-sulfophenyl)azo]-2-naphthalenesulfonateedetic acidEDTA, TETRASODIUMEthanolEthylbenzene2-PhenoxyethanolETHYLENE OXIDEFormaldehydeGlycerolGlycineHeparinHYDROGEN PEROXIDEImidazolidinyl ureaIsobutaneIsopropyl alcoholL-ArginineL-LysinePolyethylene terephthalatemagnesium chlorideMagnesium nitrateMagnesium SulfateMaleic acidEthanolaminenorfluraneOctylphenoxy polyethoxyethanolOxybenzonePermethrinSodium laureth sulfatePolyethylenePolyox WSR-N 60POLYVINYL PYRROLIDONEPotassium bromidepropanePyrethrumPyriproxyfenSalicylic acidSelenium disulfidesilicon dioxideSodium chloridesodium hydroxideSodium lauryl sulfatesodium sulphatesodium thiosulphateStearic acidSulphur or SulfurButylated hydroxyanisoleTin(IV) oxidetitanium dioxideTriclosanVitamin AAlpha-TocopherolXanthan gumXYLENEZinc carbonateZinc chlorideZinc pyrithione

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