Alphabetic List of Non toxic Chemicals

An alphabetical list of non toxic chemicals found in earth friendly cleaning products!

Alcohol Plant-derived ingredient Generally recognized as safe Can be a skin and eye irritant Biodegrades quickly Does not build up in living organisms

Amylase Used to remove starchy soils Generally safe for humans Does not persist in the environment

Carboxymethyl inulin A complex sugar derived from chicory roots Low toxicity biodegradable

Carboxymethylcellulose Derived from wood Generally non-toxic biodegradable Not harmful to aquatic organisms Low potential for bioaccumulation

Ceteareth-25 A non-ionin surfactant made from plant oils Low toxicity biodegradable

Citric Acid Cornstarch-derived Used as a replacemet for phosphates Not acutely or chronically toxic

Citrus Extracts Oils extracted from the peels of lemons, orange, limes or other citrus fruit May be irritating biodegradable

Cocamide MEA Plant-derived chemical Low acute oral toxicity, non-irritating biodegradable Does not build up in living organisms

Cocamidopropyl betaine Plant-derived chemical Low acute oral toxicity, non-irritating biodegradable Does not build up in living organisms

Coceth-4 Plant-derived chemical Low acute oral toxicity, non-irritating biodegradable Does not build up in living organisms

Coceth-7 Plant-derived chemical Low acute oral toxicity, non-irritating biodegradable Does not build up in living organisms

Coconut Alcohol ethoxylate Plant-derived chemical Low acute oral toxicity, non-irritating biodegradable Does not build up in living organisms

Di-(Palmcarboxyethyl)-hydroxy-ethyl-methylammonium methyl sulfate Derived from palm oil Not acutely or chronically toxic biodegradable May be irritating to some people

Ester Quats Soy and canola-base softening agent Not acutely or chronically toxic biodegradable May be irritating to some people

Glyceryl oleate Plant derived Low acute oral toxicity Non irritating Does not build up in living organisms

Glycol Ether Non-toxic Degrades rapidly in soil and water Does not build up in living organisms

Hydrogen Peroxide Low acute toxicity Non-irritating biodegradable Does not build up in living organisms

Hydroxyethelcellulose Plant-derived Low acute oral toxicity, non-irritating biodegradable Does not build up in living organisms

Lauryl polyglucose Plant-derived Low acute oral toxicity, non-irritating biodegradable Does not build up in living organisms

Magnesium Chloride Mineral-derived Non-toxic May be irritating in high concentrations

Methyl bis(canola amidoethyl)-2-hydorxyethyl ammonium methyl sulfate Canola-derived Not acutely or chronically toxic biodegradable May be irritating to some people

Oleic Acid Plant derived Low acute oral toxicity May cause irritation in some individuals Does not build up in living organisms

Pareth-7 May be plant or synthetically derived Low acute oral toxicity, non-irritating biodegradable Does not build up in living organisms

Polyglucose Plant-derived Non-toxic biodegradable Does not build up in living organisms or harm aquatic life

Polyglucoside Plant-derived Non-toxic biodegradable Does not build up in living organisms or harm aquatic life

Potassium Sorbate Paraben free food grade preservative Generally recognized as safe Non-Toxic Non-irritating biodegradable

PPG-10-Laureth-7 A low-foaming plant oil Low to moderate toxicity biodegradable

PPG-4-Laureth-8 A low-foaming plant oil Low to moderate toxicity biodegradable

PPG-6 C12-15-Pareth-12 A low-foaming plant oil Low to moderate toxicity biodegradable

Protease Used to dissolve protien soils Generally safe for humans Does not persist in the environment

Sodium aluminosilicate Mineral-derived Non-toxic Biodegradable Not harmful to aquatic life

Sodium Carbonate Mineral-derived Low acute toxicity, not chronically toxic Irritating in high concentrations

Sodium Citrate Slightly irritating May increase sun sensitivity in high concentrations biodegradable Does not build up in living organisms

Sodium Bicarbonate Used as an abrasive, deodorant and skin-protector Mineral-derived Generally recognized as safe May be slightly irritating at high concentrations Non-toxic to aquatic life

Sodium Chloride Mineral-derived Used to increase the thickness of products Non-toxic biodegradable High concentrations can be irritant

Sodium Gluconate Derived from corn starch Non-toxic biodegradable

Sodium lauraminopropionate Plant-derived Low acute oral toxicity Non-irritating biodegradable Does not build up in living organisms

Sodium laureth sulfate Plant-derived Low acute oral toxicity Non-irritating biodegradable Does not build up in living organisms

Sodium magnesium silicate Promotes water-sheeting, anti-spotting Mineral-derived Low toxicity, not chronically toxic

Xanthum Gum Used to increase the thickness of products



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