Oops: Illegal carcinogen found in nearly 100 shampoos

Grist: You’d think that something you buy at the grocery store and slather on your head would be tested to make sure it won’t kill you. Or at least that it wouldn’t include a suspected carcinogen banned in at least one state. Unfortunately, you’d be wrong. Amanda Just of Ecorazzi writes: The Center for Environmental Health, based in Oakland, California, did some independent laboratory tests on 98 shampoos and soaps to determine if they contained cocamide diethanolamine, also known as cocamide DEA,......

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