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Old 02-05-2009, 11:52 AM   #1
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Arrow Ottawa slaps TOXIC designation on chemicals used in shampoos & conditioners!!!

Recently in Canada the federal government is placing on its list of toxic substances two silicon-based chemicals widely used in shampoos and conditioners, where they help give hair the silky, smooth feeling often played up in advertisements.

I thought you all might want to check this out. Check it out at


Also, check the "Skin Deep - Cosmetic Safety database" to check the safety ratings and chemicals used in your personal products. http://www.cosmeticsdatabase.com/


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Old 02-05-2009, 02:53 PM   #2
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I posted this on the General Discussion Forum:
toxic silicones?

Most likely an over-reaction, but maybe more silicone free products will be developed as a result, and that would be a good thing for CG!
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