POPSUGAR Moms Eco Toxins in Baby Products 2009-07-16 07:00:43 Are You Familiar With the Chemicals in Children's Products? by Moms 7/16/09 0 Shares Like us on Facebook Sixty-nine percent of lilsugar readers said they would switch away from a beloved baby product if it contained toxins, but how well do you know the ingredients in your kiddo's shampoo bottle? Take our quiz to test your knowledge of the harmful chemicals. Are You Familiar With the Chemicals in Children's Products? Why is formaldehyde commonly found in baby bath products? For fragrance For preventing the growth of bacteria To preserve the products color None of the above Which of the following chemicals commonly found in bath products is considered harmful? Dioxane Glycerin Xanthan gum Polyaminopropyl biguanide True or False: Products claiming to be sulfate free are safe to use. True False True or False: Organic and natural products are certified to be free of known toxins. True False True or False: If a product is fragrance free, it will not contain paraben or phthalates. True False Progress Image Source: Getty Read More QuizzesEco TotEcoChemicals Eco What to Do With Used or Leftover Charcoal Easy, Breezy Homemade Dusting Wipes Turn Boring Bottles Into Chic Frosted Vases 45 Wedding Favors Your Guests Will Actually Use POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests. Stay sane and savvy with our daily newsletter Sign up with By signing up, I agree to the Terms and to receive emails from POPSUGAR. austinmommyof4 5 years I started using the original sprout line for just this reason - it is alarming what is out there in our children's products! leeluvfashion 5 years While I find it bad enough these toxic chemicals are in cosmetics and more adult products, I find it extremely appalling the toxins are in baby products. Children already have sensitive systems and to put formaldehyde,parabens, sulfates, etc... in their products is disgusting. Natural is not difficult.