At the Daily Care Organic, we believe that beauty should be safe and make you feel confident. That’s why, in order to live on our shelves, a product must be made with integrity, deliver fantastic results, and be free from anything on our rigorously-maintained Banned Ingredient List—the strictest in the industry. This up-to-date index is our promise that you can safely shop at Daily Care Organic. Use the guide below to explore what we keep out and why.
Use: Blocks sweat ducts

Potential Health Concern: Neurotoxicity, Carcinogen, Endocrine Disruption, Organ Toxicity/Irritation

Where you can find it: Antiperspirant
Use: Preservative in both cosmetics and food

Potential Health Concern: Carcinogen, Endocrine Disruption, Organ Toxicity/Irritation

Where you can find it:
All types of hair products
All types of face products
All types of body products
All types of cosmetic products
Use: Viscosity Control, Solvent, Fragrance additive

Potential Health Concern: Carcinogen, Reproductive Harm, Organ Toxicity/Irritation

Where you can find it:
All types of hair products
All types of face products
All types of body products
All types of cosmetic products
Use: Protects from UVA/UVB rays, Ingredient stabilizer

Potential Health Concern: DNA/Cell Damage, Endocrine Disruption

Where you can find it:
Face Sunscreen
Body Sunscreen
Cosmetics
Use: Anti-dandruff, Colorant

Potential Health Concern: Carcinogen

Where you can find it:
Hair Products
Cosmetics
Use: Contaminant (unmentioned in ingredients list)

Potential Health Concern: Carcinogen Organ, Toxicity/Irritation, Reproductive Harm

Where you can find it:
Products that sud
Use: Binding agent, Penetration enhancer

Potential Health Concern: Organ Toxicity/Irritation

Where you can find it:
Moisturizers
Cleansers
Hair Color
Soap and Body Wash
Foundation
Eye Makeup
Use: Surfactant, pH Adjuster

Potential Health Concern: Allergen, Organ Toxicity/Irritation, Endocrine Disruption, Carcinogen, Reproductive Harm

Where you can find it:
Moisturizers
Cleansers
Hair Color
Soap and Body Wash
Foundation
Eye Makeup
Use: Preservative

Potential Health Concern: Carcinogen, Neurotoxicity, Reproductive Harm, Allergen, Organ Toxicity/Irritation

Where you can find it:
Bath products like shampoo, body wash, cleansers
Nail Polish
Synthetic Eyelash Glues
Use: Bleaches the skin, Halts production of melanin pigments, Reduces hyperpigmentation

Potential Health Concern: Carcinogen, Organ Toxicity/Irritation

Where you can find it:
Skin whitening products (cleansers, moisturizers)
Use: Preservative, Anti-microbial agent

Potential Health Concern: Neurotoxicity, Reproductive Harm, Organ Toxicity/Irritation

Where you can find it:
Eye makeup
Use: Fragrance, Solvents, Viscosity control

Potential Health Concern: Organ Toxicity/Irritation , DNA/Cell Damage, Neurotoxicity, Reproductive Harm

Where you can find it:
Anti aging skincare products
Use: Preservatives Fragrance enhancers

Potential Health Concern: Organ Toxicity/Irritation, Allergen, Neurotoxicity

Where you can find it:
All types of hair products
All types of face products
All types of body products
All types of cosmetic products
Use: Moisturizer

Potential Health Concern: Carcinogen, Organ Toxicity/Irritation, Allergen

Where you can find it:
All types of face products
All types of body products
All types of cosmetic products
Use: *not labeled in ingredients
UV protection, Penetration and texture enhancer, Ingredient stabilizer, Preservative

Potential Health Concern: Organ Toxicity/Irritation, DNA/Cell Damage, Reproductive Harm

Where you can find it:
Anti-aging products and treatments
Sunscreens
Use: Plasticizers, Solubilizer, Denaturant

Potential Health Concern: Endocrine Disruption, Reproductive Harm, Allergen, Organ Toxicity/Irritation, Carcinogen
Possible contamination with 1,4 dioxane and ethylene oxide

Where you can find it:
All types of hair products
All types of face products
All types of body products
All types of cosmetic products
Use: Preservative, Fragrance Ingredient

Potential Health Concern: Organ Toxicity/Irritation

Where you can find it:
All types of hair products
All types of face products
All types of body products
All types of cosmetic products
Use: Plasticizers, Solubilizer, Denaturant

Potential Health Concern: Endocrine Disruption, Reproductive Harm
Possible contamination with 1,4 dioxane and ethylene oxide

Where you can find it:
Synthetic fragrance, hairspray
Use: Thickeners, Solvents, Softeners, Moisture-carriers, Penetration Enhancers

Potential Health Concern: Endocrine Disruption, Reproductive Harm
Possible contamination with 1,4 dioxane and ethylene oxide

Where you can find it:
All types of hair products, moisturizers, foundation
Use: pH Adjuster, Ingredient Stabilizer

Potential Health Concern: Carcinogen, Reproductive Harm, Organ Toxicity/Irritation

Where you can find it:
All types of hair products
All types of face products
All types of body products
All types of cosmetic products
Use: Colorant, Fragrance ingredient, Acne therapy

Potential Health Concern: Organ Toxicity/Irritation, Endocrine Disruption

Where you can find it:
Hair care and styling products
Use: Surfactant, Fragrance ingredient, Acne therapy

Potential Health Concern: Organ Toxicity/Irritation, Allergen
Contamination with 1,40-dioxane

Where you can find it:
Shampoo
Cleanser
Soap
Exfoliators
Body Wash
Bubble Bath
Use: Fragrance or Parfum

Potential Health Concern: Carcinogen, Organ Toxicity/Irritation, Reproductive Harm, Allergen

Where you can find it:
All types of hair products
All types of face products
All types of body products
All types of cosmetic products
Use: Solvent

Potential Health Concern: Neurotoxicity, Carcinogen, Reproductive Harm, Organ Toxicity/Irritation

Where you can find it:
Hair Dye Nail polish
Use: Antimicrobial agent (look for "Microban")

Potential Health Concern: Endocrine Disruption, EH, Organ Toxicity/Irritation

Where you can find it:
Antibacterial hand and body soap/cleanser
Hand sanitizer
Antiperspirant
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