Product Safety IQ test

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10 Questions - Developed by: Candy Loya - Developed on: - 8.487 taken

Do you think you know what your personal care products contain? Are you sure of what you are putting onto your skin, hair and teeth each day? Take the Product Safety IQ test and see what your knowledge is on personal product safety!

  • 1
    Who is responsible to test the personal skin, hair, oral and body products you purchase and use daily to ensure their safety to human health?
    The United States Dept. of Agriculture (USDA)
    They are not governed or tested for safety
    The Food & Drug Commission (FDA)
    The company that manufactures the products
  • 2
    "This" on a label can indicate the presence of up to four thousand separate ingredients, many toxic or carcinogenic. Symptoms reported to the USA FDA include headaches, dizziness, allergic rashes, skin discoloration, violent coughing and vomiting, and skin irritation. Clinical observation proves "this" can affect the central nervous system, causing depression, hyperactivity, and irritability.
    Hydrolyzed Animal Protein
  • 3
    Certified Organic products go through rigorous testing and must meet standards regulated by governmental and private groups to ensure quality. Certified Organic means grown, cultivated and stored without the use of chemicals.

    Products labeling themselves as simply Organic...
    I don't know - I get my organic and inorganic chemistry mixed up!
    Are synthetic chemical free
    Are grown in Organo County
    Could simply contain carbon, may have not been checked for quality by any party and is misleading consumers to think it is pure organic.
  • 4
    Propylene glycol (PG) is a petroleum derivative. It penetrates the skin and can weaken protein and cellular structure. It is commonly used to make extracts from herbs. PG is strong enough to remove barnacles from boats. The EPA considers PG so toxic that it requires workers to wear protective gloves, clothing and goggles and to dispose of any PG solutions by burying them in the ground. Because PG penetrates the skin so quickly, the EPA warns against skin contact to prevent consequences such as brain, liver, and kidney abnormalities. The product in your home that you are most likely to find PG in is...
    Herbal Shampoo
    Spray Oven Cleaner
    Stick Deodorant
  • 5
    FD&C color pigments...
    Are made from natural earthen pigments
    Are synthetic colors, made from coal tar and contain heavy metal salts
    Are natural coloring derived from cold processed plants and herbs
  • 6
    Commonly found in U.S. cosmetics are the synthetic chemicals DEA (diethanolamine), MEA (monoethanolamine), and TEA (triethanolamine). These synthetics have been banned in Europe because laboratory tests have shown that...
    They are severely irritating to body tissues.
    I don't know
    They increased incidence of kidney and liver cancer.
  • 7
    Which personal product is used daily by most, usually accessible to children, even used by children daily and is more toxic than lead and just slightly less toxic than arsenic, is used as rat poison and if ingested in quantity could kill a small child?
    Hand Soap
    Bubble Bath
  • 8
    Washing your hair can adversely affect your intelligence.
    I don't know
  • 9
    Baby oil is safe because it is pure mineral oil and marketed to babies.
    I don't know
  • 10
    Miessence is a group of cold formulated skin care products that are the First and Only Certified Organic products of their kind in the world. The company that produces Miessence is...

    Miessence is a group of cold formulated skin care products that are the First and Only Certified Organic products of their kind in the world. The comp
    Three Group
    ONE Group
    Two Group

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