The Following Non-Food Industry Ingredients may not be clean label


Acetone is a clear liquid with a strong odor. It is normally used in nail polish remover, but can be found as an additive in food products. In cosmetic products, it is used as a dehydration agent of… Read More

Acetyl Benzoyl Peroxide

Acetyl Benzoyl Peroxide is a solution overall containing less than 40% by mass of Benzoyl Peroxide. It is a solution containing a white, crystalline solid. Acetyl Benzoyl Peroxide is a flour bleaching agent and a disinfectant in medications.

Aluminum Calcium Silicate

Calcium aluminosilicate is an aluminosilicate compound with calcium cations, most typically has formula CaAl2Si2O8.


Bentonite is an absorbent aluminium phyllosilicate clay. It is commonly used as an “anti-caking” agent. The different types of bentonite are each named after the respective dominant element, such as potassium (K), sodium (Na), calcium (Ca), and aluminium… Read More

Benzyl Alcohol

Benzyl alcohol is an aromatic alcohol with the formula C6H5CH2OH. It is a colorless liquid and commonly used as a solvent. Note: Benzyl alcohol is produced naturally by many plants and is commonly found in fruits and teas.

Calcium Iodate

Calcium Iodate is a non-nutritive additive used in dough production. It is a white, odorless powder with a chemical formula of Ca(IO3)2. It can be found in breads, table salt, and also within disinfectant products.

Calcium Sorbate

Calcium Sorbate is an organic compound used as a preservative and humectant in foods and some CPG cosmetics.

Choline Chloride

Choline Chloride is a synthetic emulsifier. It is a dietary supplement that increases growth and lessens renal damage in animals.


Courmarin is a non-nutritive and synthetic flavoring additive. Originally derived from the Tonka Bean, it is used in alcoholic beverages and tobacco to enhance flavor. It was banned in 1940 within the United States due to its carcinogenic… Read More

Dimethylamylamine (DMAA)

Dimethylamylamine (DMAA) is a stimulant or energy-boosting dietary supplement often used in the energy drink industry. Note: DMAA was originally developed as an indirect sympathomimetic drug invented and developed as an inhaled nasal decongestant.