Why is it Nasty?
Siloxanes and Silicones are widely used in cosmetic, personal care, and household cleaning products for a wide range of functions in a formula. In baby products, these are used in laundry detergents and laundry softeners for a softening feel on the fabric. These nasties should be avoided, as they are known endocrine disruptors, and have been shown to have negative effects on both nervous and reproductive systems.
What is it?
avoid these chemicals: Dimethicone (polydimethylsiloxane), Decamethylcyclopentasiloxane, Amodimethicone, Cyclotetrasiloxane, Cylcopentasiloxane, Cyclohexasiloxane,Cyclomethicone.