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Table 4 All cosmetic products analyzed did not catalogue substances in (a), whereas substances in (b) were listed in the ingredient lists of several products (number of products given in brackets)

From: Natural personal care products—analysis of ingredient lists and legal situation

(a) Benzalkonium chloride, benzophenone-3 (BP-3), biguanides, bisphenol A, 2-butoxyethanol, butylphenyl methylpropional, carbomer, chloroacetamide, cocamidopropyl betaine, cyclomethicone, cyclosiloxanes, dieethanolamine, formaldehyde, formic acid, glutardialdehyde, glycolester, hydrochloric acid, hydrogenperoxide, isothiazolones, lauryl alcohol, 2,2-methoxyethoxyethanol, monoethanolamine, musk fragrances, nanoparticles, octinoxate (octyl methoxycinnamate, phenylenediamine, octyl dimethyl PABA (p-aminobenzoic acid), parabens, PHMB (Polyhexamethylenbicyanoguanide), phenylenediamine, phthalates, propanol, propylene glycol, quarternary ammonium compounds, sodium hypochlorit, triclosan
(b) Alcohol (ethanol) (50), aluminium salts (3), benzyl alcohol (14), benzyl benzoate (14), glycerol (70), gold (3), lactic acid (13), silver (3), sodium benzoate (11), zinc compounds (12)