Whole Foods Market’s List of Prohibited Ingredients in Personal Care Items

Whole Foods Market is known for carrying high quality consciously manufactured beauty, grooming and personal care products. Customers are able to place their trust in these purchases as being safe for the body and the environment. Whole Foods believes that what we put on our skin and hair is just as important as the dietary and nutritional supplement we take. Considerations taken into account for their personal care items includes their efficacy, the quality of ingredients and the experiences of customers. None of their products have been tested on animals.

In addition to following the criteria of the Natural Products Association, Dr.UGro’s product line has also been produced to avoid the complete list of ingredients prohibited by Whole Foods and ensure even higher standards of quality, safety and integrity for our customers.

Risky Synthetic Chemicals Prohibited By Brands Like Whole Foods Market

A

Acetone

Alcloxa

Aluminum Chloride Hexahydrate

Aluminum Chlorohydrate

Ammonia

Ammonium (C6-16 perfluoroalkyl ethyl phosphate)

Ammonium xylene sulfonate

B

Benzalkonium Chloride

Benzethonium Chloride

Benzophenone-3

BHA (Butylated hydroxyanisole)

BHT

C

C9-15 (fluoroalcohol phosphate)

Chlorotrifluoropropene

Chlorphenesin

Cloflucarban

Cocamide DEA

Coal tar

Copper disodium EDTA

D

Diazolidinyl urea

Diethanolamine (DEA)

Dimethyl phenylbutanol

Dimethylmethoxy chromanyl palmitate

Disodium EDTA

DMDM Hydantoin

E

EDTA

Emu oil

Equine oil

F

Fluorosalan

Formaldehyde

H

Hexachlorophene

Hexylresorcinol

Hydroquinone

I

Imidazolidinyl urea

Iodine complex with ammonium ether sulfate and polyoxyethylene sorbitan monolaurate

Iodine complex with phosphate ester of alkylaryloxy polyethylene glycol

Iodopropynyl butylcarbamate

Isododecane

Isoelcosane

L

Lead acetate

Lidocaine

M

Melanin

Methyl nicotinate

Methyl perfluorobutyl chloride

Methylchloroisothiazolinone

Methylene bis-benzotriazoyl tetromethylbutylphenol

Methylene glycol

Methylisothiazolinone

Microbeads

Myristamide DEA

N

Nonylphenoxypoly(ethleneoxy) ethanolidine

O

Octafluoropentyl methacrylate

Octinoxate

Oleamide DEA

Oxybenone

P

Pentafluoropropane

Perfluorodecalin

Perfluorodimethylcyclohexane

Perfluorononyl dimethicone

Perfluorononylthyl carboxydecyl PEG-10 dimethicone

Perflurooctyl triethoxysilane

Perfluoroperhydrophenanthrene

Phenol

Phenylethyl resorcinol

Phthalates

Picaridin

Poloxamer-iodine complex

Polyethylene Terephthalate

Polyimide-1

Polymethyl Methacrylate

Polyperfluoroethoxymethoxy Difluorethyl Peg Phosphate

Polyperfluoroethoxymethoxy PEG -2 Phosphate

Polypropylene

Povidone-iodine

PTFE

Q

Quaternium 15

S

Secondary amyltricresols

Sh-oligopeptide-1

Silver citrate

Sodium bisulfate

Sodium dodecylbenzenesulfonate

Sodium hydroxymethylglycinate

Sodium magnesium fluorosilicate

Sodium oxychlorosene

Sodium xylene sulfonate

Soyamide DEA

Synthetic Fluorphlogopite

T

TBHQ (tertiary butylhydroquinone)

Tetrosodium EDTA

Tetrasodium Etidronate

Toluene

Tribromsalan

Triclocarban

Triclosan

Triple eye

Trisodium EDTA

U

Undecoylium chloride iodine complex

V

Vanillyl butyl ether

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