Each day we are in contact with possibly harmful substances which can be serious risk for our health, without being aware of that. We believe on the label to ensure that the products we utilize is safe, but sometimes we do not even know the meaning of the ingredients listed on those labels. These 12 different products can cause cancer:



Talcum powder (John and Johnson. Inc)

Labeled toxic ingredient:

Talc – potential cause for lung irritation and ovarian cancer

Cover girls replenishing natural finish make up (foundation) (Procter and Gamble.Inc)

Labeled toxic ingredients:


LANOLIN, usually contaminated with DDT and carcinogenic pesticides

BHA, carcinogenic

PARABENS, contact dermatitis

TRIETHANOLAMINE (TEA), with nitrites forms carcinogenic nitrosamines

TALC, carcinogenic, lung irritation

FRAGANCE, various toxics, unlabeled and untested ingredients and also contact dermatitis

Crest tartar control toothpaste (Procter and Gamble.Inc)


Labeled toxic ingredients:


FD&BLUE no.1, carcinogenic

FLUORIDE, potentially carcinogenic

SACCARIN, carcinogenic


Alberto VO5 conditioner (Essence of neutral henna)

Labeled toxic ingredients:


FRAGANCE, Various undisclosed ingredients, contact dermatitis.

POLYSORBATE 80, Contaminated with the carcinogen 1,4-dioxane.

FD&C RED #4, Carcinogenic.

FORMALDEHYDE, Carcinogenic, contact dermatitis, neurotoxic and sensitizer

Clariol Nice `n Easy (Permanent Haircolor) (Clariol. Inc.)

Labeled Toxic Ingredients:

 PROPYLENE GLYCOL, Contact dermatitis.

DIETHANOLAMINE (DEA), in contact with nitrites forms carcinogenic nitrosamine.

FRAGANCE, various undisclosed ingredients, contact dermatitis. Related to multiple myeloma, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and other cancers

QUARTENIUM-15, releases formaldehyde, contact dermatitis, carcinogenic, neurotoxic and sensitizer

PHENYLENE-DIAMINES, contains carcinogenic and other ingredients which are insufficiently tested for carcinogenicity, contact dermatitis

Household Products Ajax Cleanser ( Colgate- Palmolive. Inc.)

Unlabeled Toxic Ingredients:

CRYSTALLINE SILICA, skin, lung and eye irritation, carcinogenic. Note: Silica is admitted as a carcinogenic in 1994 Material Safety and Data Sheet (MSDS). ( Manufacturer claims to have reduces silica since 1993)

Zud Heavy Duty Cleanser ( Reckitt & Colman. Inc.)

Unlabeled Toxic Ingredients:

CRYSTALLINE SILICA, skin, lung and eye irritation, carcinogenic. ( Carcinogenicity is denied in Material and Data Sheet.)


Lysol Disinfectant Spray ( Reckitt & Colman. Inc.)

Labeled or Unlabeled Toxic Ingredients:


ORTHOPHENYLPHENOL (OPP), carcinogenic, irritant. ( Carcinogenicity is denied in Material Safety and Data Sheet.)

Zodiac Cat & Dog Flea Collar (Sandoz Agro. Inc.).

Labeled Toxic Ingredients:

PROPOXUR,  neurotoxic, carcinogenic

Ortho Weed-B-Lawn Weed Killer (Monsanto Co.)

Labeled Toxic Ingredients:

SODIUM 2,4 DICHLOROPHENOXYACETATE (2,4 D), related to lymphoma, carcinogenic, soft tissue sarcoma and other cancers, neurotoxic, reproductive toxin.

Food Beef Frankfurters- (eg. Oscar Mayer Foods Corporation)

Unlabeled Toxic Ingredients:


HEPTACHLOR, carcinogenic, neurotoxic, reproductive toxin, xenoestrogen.

HEXACHLOROBENZENE, teratogenic, neurotoxic, carcinogenic,

LINDANE, carcinogenic, neurotoxic, damage to blood forming cells.

HORMONES, feminizing and carcinogenic

ANTIBIOTICS, carcinogenic, some cause allergies or drug resistance.


DACHTAL, strong sensitizer, irritant, carcinogenic (potentially contaminated with dioxin),

DIELDRIN, xenoestrogen, carcinogenic,.

DDT, xenoestrogen, carcinogenic,

Labeled Toxic Ingredients:

NITRITE, in interaction with meat amines forms carcinogenic nitrosamines which are the potential cause for childhood cancer.


Whole Milk– (eg. Lucerne or Borden)

Unlabeled toxic ingredients:

HEXACHLOROBENZENE, reproductive toxin, neurotoxic, carcinogenic,

ANTIBIOTICS, some are carcinogenic, resistance or cause allergies

RECOMBINANT BOVINE GROWTH HORMONE and IGF-1. Potential risk factor for prostate, breast and colon cancer

DDT, xenoestrogen,carcinogenic

DIELDRIN, carcinogenic, xenoestrogen.

HEPTACHLOR, reproductive toxin, neurotoxic, carcinogenic, xenoestrogen