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What We Avoid

There are over 10,000 ingredients we routinely look to avoid, here are some more common synthetic chemicals that you will not find in any of ourcopo products.

Emulsifiers, Solvents, PH Adjusters

1,2-Benzenedicarbolic Acid-1,3-Diol
1,4 Dichlorobenzene
1,4-Dioxane PEG
1-1-1 Trichloroethane
2-Butoxy-1-Ethanol
Acrylates copolymer
Aldehydes
Alkylphenol Ethoxylates
Alkyl Phenoxy Polyethoxy Ethanol
Aluminum isostearates / myristates
Aluminum isostearates / palmitates
Ammonia
Ammonium chloride
Avocadomide DEA
Butylated hydroxianisole (BHA)
Butylated hydroxytuluene (BHT)
Bismuth citrate
Butoxyenthanol
Butyl acetate
Butylene glycol
C10-30 cholesterol
Carbomer
Ceresin
Cetearyl alcohol
Cetearyl palmitate
Cetyl dimethicone copolyol
Cocamine
DEA
DEA-ceteareth-2 phosphate
DEA-oleth-3 phosphate
DEA-oleth-5 phosphate
Dextrin myristate
Disodium EDTA
Diammonium EDTA
Disodium phosphate
Glycereth- Family (ie. Glycereth-12)
Glycol
Glycol plamitate
Glycolic acid
Hexylene Glycol
Hydroquinone (skin bleaching agent)
Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose
Isopropanalamine
Laneth – Family (Laneth-10)
Magnesium myristate
Magnesium palmitate
Magensium stearate
Methyl alcohol
Methylethanolamine
N-Butyl alcohol
Octoxyglyceryl palmitate
Polyglyceryl-10 myristate
Polyglyceryl-2 isopalmitate
Polyglyceryl-3 myristate
Polysorbate – Family (ie. polysorbate 80)
Potassium biphthalate
Potassium borate
Potassium myristate
Potassium stearate
Propylene glycol
Propylene glycol dicaprylate
Propylene glycol myristate
Propyleneglycol-2-myristyl propionate
Sodium borate
Sodium formate
Sodium hydroxide
Sodium myristate
Sodium plamitate
Sodium phthalate stearyl amide
Sodium stearate
Sorbitan oleate
Sorbitan palmitate
Sorbitan sesquioleate
Sorbitan stearate
Soyamide DEA
Steareth – Family (ie. Steareth-14)
Stearamide DEA
Stearamide DEA-distearate
Stearic acid
Stearyl alcohol
Stearyl benzoate
Strontium hydroxide
Suscrose myristate
Sucrose palmitate
Tallamide DEA
Tallowmide DEA
TEA-carbomer
TEA-cocoyl hydrolyzed collagen
TEA-cocoyl hydrolyzed soy protein
TEA-myristate
TEA-palmitate
TEA-stearate
Tridecyl myristate
Triethanolamine
Triisopropanolamine
Trimyristin
Tripalmitin
Urea
Zinc PCA

Preservatives, UV Absorbers

2-Bromo-2-Nitropropane
2-Hydroxy-4-methoxybenzophenone
3-Benzylidene camphor
3-Methylisothiazolin
4-Hydroxybenzoic Acid
4-Benzylidene Camphor
5-Bromo-5nitro-1,3-dioxane
7-Ethylbicyclooxazolidine
Alkylhydroxyparaben
Alphahydroxybenzoate
Ammonium benzoate
Ammonium bisulfite
Ammonium hydroxide
Ammonium propionate
Ammonium sulfite
Ascorbyl palmitate
Benzaldehyde
Benzene
Benzophenone (1-12) (uv)
Benzyl acetate
Benzyl alcohol
Benzyl cinnamate (uv)
Benzylhemiformal
Bornelone (uv)
Bromochlorophene
Butyl Benzoate
Butyl methoxydibenzoylmethane (uv)
Butylparaben
Calcium benzoate
Calcium disodium
Calcium paraben
Calcium propionate
Calcium sorbate
Camphor benzalkonium methosulfate (uv)
Ceteralkonium bromide
Cetrimonium bromide
Chlorhexidine
Chlorobutanol
Chroloxyethanol
DEA-methoxycinnamate
Diamine
Diazolidinyl urea
Dichlorobenzyl alcohol
Diethylhexyl-p-methoxycinnamate
Dimethyl oxazolidine
DM hydantoin
Drometrizole trisiloxane
Ethyl benzoate
Ethyl cinnamate
Ethyl methoxycinnamate
Ethyl urocanate
Ethylhexyl-p-methoxycinnamate
Ethylparaben
Formaldehyde
Formic acid
Fragrance
Hexachlorophene
Hexamidine paraben
Hexetidine
Homosalate
Imidazolidinyl urea
Isobutyl Benzoate
Isoceteth – Family (ie. Isoceteth-20)
Isopropyl benzoate
Isopropyl methoxycinnamate
Isopropylbenzyl salicylate
Isoporpylbaraban
Isosteareth – Family (ie. Isosteareth-10)
Isothiazolinone
Lauralkonium bromide
Lauralkonium chloride
Laurtrimonium chloride
Magnesium benzoate
Magnesium propionate
Magnesium salicylate
MDM Hydantoin
MEA o-phenylphenate
MEA-benzoate
MEA-salicylate
MEA-undecylenate
Methenamine
Methyl benzoate
Methylchloroisothiazolinone
Methyldibromo glutaronitrile
Methylisothiazolinone
Methylparaben
Myristalkonium chloride
Myrtrimonium bromide
o-Phenylphenol
Octyl dimethyl PABA
Octyl methoxycinnamate
Octyl salicylate
Octyl triazone
Olealkonium chloride
Oxybenzone
PABA (p-Aminobenzoic acid)
Phenol
Phenoxyethanol
Phenoxyisopropanol
Phenyl benzoate
Phenyl mercuric acetate
Phenylparaben
Piroctone olamine
Polyacrylamidomethyl benzylidene camphor
Polyaminopropyl biguanide
Potassium benzoate
Potassium butylparaben
Potassium ethylparaben
Potassium metabisulfite
Potassium methoxycinnamate
Potassium methylparaben
Potassium paraben
Potassium phenoxide
Potassium phenylbenzimidazole sulfonate
Potassium propionate
Potassium propylparaben
Potassium salicylate
Potassium sorbate
Potassium sulfite
Propionic acid
Propyl benzoate
Propylparaben
Salicylic acid
Sodium benzoate
Sodium bisulfite
Sodium butylparaben
Sodium dehydroacetate
Sodium ethylparaben
Sodium hydroxymethylglycinate
Sodium iodate
Sodium metabisulfite
Sodium methylparaben
Sodium o-phenylphenate
Sodium paraben
Sodium phenoxide
Sodium phenylbenzimidazole sulfonate
Sodium propionate
Sodium propylparaben
Sodium salicylate
Sodium sorbate
Sodium sulfite
Sorbic acid
Steaalkonium chloride
TEA-phenylbenzimidazole sulfonate
Tetrasodium EDTA
Thimerosal
Triclocarban
Triclosan
Urocanic acid
Zinc pyrithione

Foaming Agent, Emollients

Almondamide DEA
Ammonium laureth sulfate
Ammonium lauryl sulfate
Ammonium palmitate
Aluminum stearate
Apricotamide DEA
Arachidyl behenate
Behenamide DEA
Behentrimonium chloride
Benzalkonium bromide
Benzalkonium chloride
Benzalkonium saccharinate
Benzethonium chloride
Benzoic acid
Bis-diglyceryl caprylate
Butyl myristate
Butyl stearate
C12-15 alkyl benzoate
Calcium myristate
Caprylic / Capric / triglyceride
Cetyl acetate
Cetyl myristate
Cetyl palmitate
Cocamide
Cocamide DEA
Cocamide MEA
Cocamidoethyl betaine
Cocamidopropyl betaine
Cocamidopropylamine oxide
Coco-betaine
Cocoyl sarcosinamide DEA
Cyclomethicone
DEA-cetyl sulfate
DEA-hydrolized lecithin
DEA-isostearate
DEA-laureth sulfate
DEA-laurel sulfate
Decyl myristate
Decyl oleate
Decyl polyglucose
Dimethicone
Dimethicone copolyol phthalate
Disodium cocamphodiacetate
Disodium cocoamphodipropionate
Ethyl myristate
Ethyl palmitate
Glyceryl- Family (ie. glyceryl stearate)
Isobutyl myristate
Isobutyl palmitate
Isocetyl myristate
Isocetyl stearate
Isodecyl myristate
Isodecyl palmitate
Isopropyl hydroxypalmityl ether
Isopropyl isostearate
Isopropyl myristate
Isopropyl palmitate
Isostearyl myristate
Isostearyl palmitate
Lauramide/Myristamide DEA
Lauramide DEA
Laureth –Family (ie. Laureth-2 Benzoate)
Lauryl alcohol
Lauryl myristate
Lauryl palmitate
Methyl glucose sesquistearate
Methyl myristate
Methyl oleate
Methyl palmitate
Myreth – Family (ie. Myreth-2 myristate)
Myristamide DEA
Myristyl alcohol
Myristyl myristate
Myristyl propionate
Nonylphenol
Octyl isoplamitate
Octyl myristate
Octyl palmitate
Octyl stearate
Oleamide DEA
Oleic acid
Oleyl myristate
Olivamide DEA
Palm kenelamide DEA
Palmamide DEA
Palmitic acid
Paraffin (Mineral oil)
Parfum (Fragrance)
PEG – Family (ie. PEG-6 isoplamitate)
Petrolatum (Mineral oil)
Potassium palm kernelate
Potassium palmitate
Sesamide DEA
Silk amino acids
Sodium laureth sulfate
Sodium laureth-5 sulfate
Sodium laureth-7 sulfate
Sodium laureth-12 sulfate
Sodium lauryl sulfate
Sodium palm kernelate
Tallowmidopropyl dimethylamine
TEA-cocoyl glutamate
Tocophereth – Family (Tocophereth-10)
Wheat germamide DEA
Zinc pentadecene tricarboxylate