What are DMDM Hydantoin and Sodium Borate?
Apparently, they are known carcinogens which are found in certain baby products, according to a report by the Environmental Working Group, an independent group which seeks to “expose threats to your health and the environment, and to find solutions.”
As part of their study, they took a look at babycare products, and have made their findings available via the link above.
I don’t want to enter into a discussion about how much of X is too much of X… the research is out there. Even at non-dangerous levels, I believe the more of the “bad stuff” you can keep out of and off of your child, the better. Every little bit helps.