There is yet another chemical in products  to worry about. Cocamide diethanolamine, or cocamide DEA, is a chemically modified form of coconut oil that is used as a foaming agent or thickener in soaps, shampoos, conditioners and products. California in June 2012 listed the chemical as being known to cause cancer. Does your shampoo contin it? Yes, probably. Some companies have promised to stop using it by a certain date. Click here to see if the shampoo you use contains Cocamide DEA and if the company has agreed to stop it's use.

MB and R