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    myCNF Verified Clean Beauty


    At Community Natural Foods we believe strongly in the clean beauty movement. We’ve made-over our Clean Beauty section and now proudly sell over 1,800 products with high performing, non-toxic, cruelty-free, organic ingredients that will make you look and feel your best.

    The Clean Beauty Bar includes beautiful skin care lines, nail polish, hair care and hygiene products, as well as a variety of makeup lines. Brands include Mineral Fusion, Anne Marie Borlind, Sukin, Andalou, Routine and new to Canada, Benecos.

    myCNF Verifed Clean Beauty

    Every ingredient is vetted through our myCNF Verified program for toxicity, quality (grade, processing and source) and impact on human, animal and environmental welfare.

    Our standards for ingredients far exceed simply being legal and allowed for sale in Canada. Community Natural Foods has reviewed studies and ratings by several different worldwide agencies and governments to ensure absolute safety.

    Most items are gluten free and many are vegan as well. All products are free from animal testing.

    Community Natural Foods allows certain identified ingredients of concern or “cautionary” ingredients due to the lack of better ingredient options in products. These concerns include:

    • Synthetic colors in some hair colour
    • Widely used and approved substances considered safe for use, such as fluoride in some toothpaste
    • Lower-risk surfactants and emulsifiers in some hair colouring products


    We’ve identified over 650 common beauty product ingredients that we consider unacceptable in products we sell. You'll never find these ingredients in our beauty and bodycare products (with exception of hair colour):

    1- and 2-Naphthylamines and their salts Datura stramonium L. and its galenical preparations O methoxycinnamate
    1,2-Epoxybutane DEA oleth-3 phosphate O,O'-Diacetyl-N-allyl-N-normorphine
    1,3-Butadiene DEA-cetyl phosphate O-Alkyldithiocarbonic acids, salts of
    1,3-Dimethylpentylamine and its salts Deanol aceglumate Octamoxin and its salts
    1,4-Dioxane Decamethylenebis salts Octamylamine and its salts
    11-α-Hydroxypregn-4-ene-3,20-dione and its esters DEGME Octinoxate
    1-Butyl-3-(N-crotonoylsulfanilyl) urea DEP Octodrine and its salts
    1-Methoxy-2,4-diaminobenzene and its salts Dextromethorphan and its salts Octyl methoxycinnamate
    1-Methoxy-2,5-diaminobenzene and their salts Dextropropoxyphene OD-PABA
    2-(4-Allyl-2-methoxyphenoxy)-N,N-diethylacetamide and its salts Dialkanolamines, secondary Oleamide DEA
    2-(4-Methoxybenzyl-N-(2-pyridyl)amino) ethyldimethylamine maleate Diazolidinyl Urea Oleandrin
    2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin Dibromosalicylanilides OMC
    2,3-Dichloro-2-methylbutane Dichloroethanes o-Phenylenediamine and its salts
    2,4-Diaminophenylethanol and its salts Dichloroethylenes OriStar MIT
    2,4-Dihydroxy-3-methylbenzaldehyde Dichloromethane (methylene chloride) Oxanamide and its derivatives
    2-Amino-1,2-bis(4-methoxyphenol) ethanol and its salts Dichlorosalicylanilides Oxpheneridine and its salts
    2-Amino-4-nitrophenol Dicoumarol Oxybenzone
    2-Amino-5-nitrophenol Diethanolamine (DEA); PABA
    2-bromo-2-nitropropane-1,3 diol Diethyl 4-nitrophenyl phosphate PABA, esters of; with a free amino group
    2-ethylhexyl ester Diethyl maleate Padimate O & 4-aminobenzoic acid
    2-ethylhexyl p-methoxycinnamate Diethyl phthalate (DEP) P-aminobenzoic Acid
    2-Methoxypropanol Diethyl sulfate Para-aminobenzoic Acid
    2-Methoxypropyl-1-acetate Diethyl toluamide Parabens (Methyl and Propyl and Butyl and Ethyl)
    2-methyl-4-isothiazoline-3-one Diethylhexyl phthalate Paraffin Oil
    2-Methylheptylamine and its salts Difencloxazine Paramethasone
    2-Methyl-m-phenylenediamine Digitaline Parathion
    2-Naphthol Digitalis purpurea L., all heterosides of Parethoxycaine and its salts
    2-Pentylidenecyclohexanone Dihydrocoumarin Parsol
    3-(α-Naphthyl)-4-hydroxycoumarin Dihydrotachysterol Parsol MCX
    3,3,5-trimethyl-cyclohexyl-salicylate Diisopropanolamine (DIPA) p-carboxyaniline
    3,6,10-Trimethyl-3,5,9-undecatrien-2-one Dimethyl citraconate PEG Compounds (Polyethylene Glycol)
    3-Diethylaminopropyl cinnamate Dimethyl sulfate Pelletierine and its salts
    3-Imidazol-4-ylacrylic acid and its ethyl ester Dimethyl sulfoxide Pemoline and its salts
    4-(4-Methoxyphenyl)-3-butene-2-one Dimethylamine Pentachloroethane
    4,4'-Bis(dimethylamino)benzophenone Dimethylformamide Pentaerythrityl tetranitrate
    4,4'-Dihydroxy-3,3'-(3-methylthiopropylidene) dicoumarin Dimethylmethoxy Chromanyl Palmitate Pentamethonium salts
    4,4'-Isopropylidenediphenol Dimethylpolysiloxane Pentyl dimethyl PABA, mixed isomers
    4,6-Dimethyl-8-tert-butylcoumarin Dimevamide and its salts Perfluorodecalin
    4-Amino-2-nitrophenol Dinitrophenol isomers Perfluoroisohexane
    4-Aminosalicylic acid and its salts Dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate (DSS) Petrichloral
    4-Benzyloxyphenol Dioxane Petrolatum
    4-Ethoxy-m-phenylenediamine and its salts Dioxethedrin and its salts Petroleum Jelly
    4-Methoxy-m-phenylenediamine and its sulfate salts Diphenhydramine and its salts PhE
    4-Methoxy-m-phenylenediamine-HCl Diphenoxylate hydrochloride Phenacemide
    4-Methyl-m-phenylenediamine and its salts Diphenylamine Phenacetin
    4-tert-Butylphenol Diphenylpyraline and its salts Phenaglycodol
    4-tert-Butylpyrocatechol Dipropylene Glycol / n-Butyl Ether Phenetamine
    5- (α, β-Dibromophenethyl)-5-methylhydantoin Disodium EDTA Phenindione
    5,5'-Diisopropyl-2,2'-dimethylbiphenyl-4,4'-diyl dihypoiodite Disodium Laureth Sulfosuccinate Phenmetrazine, its derivatives and salts
    5,5-Diphenyl-4-imidazolidone Disulfiram Phenol
    5-chloro-2-methyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one Doxylamine and its salts Phenol
    5-Methyl-2,3-hexanedione EA Phenolphthalein
    6,10-Dimethyl-3,5,9-undecatrien-2-one EDTA Compounds (Disodium Calcium EDTA, Disodium Hydrogen EDTA, Calcium Disodium EDTA) Phenothiazine and its compounds
    6-Isopropyl-2-decahydronaphthalenol EMA Phenprobamate
    7-Methoxycoumarin Emetine, its salts and derivatives Phenprocoumon
    Acenocoumarol Endrin Phenylbutazone
    Acetaldehyde Ephedrine and its salts Pheromones
    Acetonitrile Epichlorohydrin Phosphorus and metal phosphides
    Acetylcholine and its salts Epinephrine Phthalates
    Acetylsalicylic acid Equine Oil Physostigma venenosum Balf.
    Aconitine and its salts Escalol Phytolacca spp. and their preparations
    Aconitum napellus L. leaves, roots and galenical preparations Eserine and its salts Picric acid
    Acrylamide monomer Estradiol Picrotoxin
    Acrylates / Copolymer / Crosspolymer Estrogens Pigment Orange 5 and its lakes, pigments and salts
    Acrylic Acid & ethyl ester Estrone Pigment Red 53
    Adonis vernalis L. and its preparations Ethinylestradiol Pilocarpine and its salts
    Alcloxa Ethionamide Pilocarpus jaborandi Holmes and its galenical preparations
    Alkali pentacyanonitrosylferrate (2-) Ethoheptazine and its salts Pipazetate and its salts
    Alkyne alcohols and their esters, ethers and salts Ethoxyethanol Piper methysticum extract
    Alloclamide and its salts Ethoxyethanol acetate Pipradrol and its salts
    Allyl isothiocyanate ethyl 2-methyl-2-propenoate Piprocurarium salts
    Aluminum Chloride Hexahydrate Ethyl Acetate Poldine methyl sulfate
    Aluminum Chlorohydrate Ethyl acrylate Poloxamer—iodine complex
    Aluminum Compounds or Alumina Ethyl biscoumacetate and salts of the acid Polyethylene Terephthalate
    Ambenonium salts Ethyl ester Polyimide-1
    Aminocaproic acid and its salts Ethyl PABA Polymethyl Methacrylate
    Aminomethyl propanol Ethyl propenoate Polyoxymethylene urea
    Aminophylline Ethyl Vanillin & Vanillin Polyperfluoroethoxymethoxy Difluoroethyl Peg Phosphate
    Amitriptyline and its salts Ethylene oxide Polypropylene
    Ammi majus and its galenical preparations Ethylene oxide Polyvinyl acetate
    Ammonia / Ammonium alum or chloride or carboxylic acid or hydroxide or polyacrylate or xylene sulfonate / acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP copolymer Ethylenediamine Potassium bromate
    Ammonium Lauryl/Laureth Sulfate Ethylphenacemide Povidone-iodine
    Amydricaine and its salts Et-PABA Pramocaine
    Amylocaine and its salts Eugenyl methyl (Methyleugeneol) Probenecid
    Anaesthetic effects, substances with Euxyl K 400 Procainamide, its salts and derivatives
    Analgesics Fenadiazole Progestogens
    Anamirta cocculus L. fruit Fenozolone Propatylnitrate
    Aniline, its salts and, its halogenated and sulfonated derivatives Fenyramidol Propyl Paraben
    Anthracene oil Ficus carica leaf absolute Propyl p-hydroxybenzoate
    Antiandrogens with steroid structure Fluanisone Propyphenazone
    Antibiotics Fluoresone Prostaglandins, their salts and derivatives and their analogs
    Antihistamines Fluorosalan Prunus laurocerasus L.
    Antimony and its compounds Fluorouracil Psilocybine
    Apocynum cannabinum L. and its preparations Furazolidone PTFE
    Apomorphine and its salts Furfuryltrimethyl ammonium salts Pueraria mirifica
    Apronalide Galantamine Pulegone (found in some essential oils)
    Arecoline Galaxolide PVP / VA Copolymer 
    Aristolochic acid and its salts Gallamine triethiodide Pyrethrum album L. and its galenical preparations
    Arsenic Glucocorticoids Pyrocatechol
    Arsenic and its compounds Glutarimide and its salts Pyrogallol
    Artificial / Synthetic Fragrance Glutethimide and its salts Quaternium-15
    Artificial / Synthetic Preservatives Glycols Radioactive substances
    Atropa belladonna L. and its preparations Glycyclamide Rauwolfia serpentina alkaloids and their salts
    Atropine, its salts and derivatives Glyoxal Resorcinol
    Azacyclonol and its salts Gold acetylmethionate; Retinoic Acid
    Azamethonium salts Gold aspartate/glutamate Rhodamine B
    Barbiturates Gold salts Safrole, except when naturally occurring in plant extracts
    Basic Violet 1 Guaifenesin Schoenocaulon officinale Lind. seeds and galenical preparations
    Basic Violet 10 Guanethidine and its salts Secondary amyltricresols
    Basic Violet 3 Haloperidol Selenium and its compounds
    Bemegride HC Blue No. 4 Silica (damaging when inhaled)
    Benactyzine HC Blue No. 5 Siloxanes (D4, D5 and D6), Polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS), Cyclomethicone, Cylcopentasiloxane
    Bendroflumethiazide and its derivatives Hexachloroethane Silver Citrate
    Benzalkonium Chloride Hexachlorophene Silver Dihydrogen Citrate
    Benzatropine and its salts Hexachlorophene Sodium Dodecylbenzene Sulfonate
    Benzazepines Hexaethyl tetraphosphate Sodium hexacyclonate
    Benzene Hexamethonium salts Sodium hexametaphosphate
    Benzene & (C14-C30) Alkylate Hexapropymate Sodium hydroxymethylglycinate
    Benzethonium Chloride Hexylene Glycol Sodium Oxychlorosene
    Benzidine Hexylresorcinol Sodium pyrithione
    Benzidine-based dyes HMS Solanum nigrum L. and its galenical preparations
    Benzilonium bromide Homomenthyl salicylate Solvent Blue 35
    Benzimidazol-2(3H)-one Homosalate Solvent Red 24
    Benzocaine HS Solvent Red 49:1
    Benzodiazepines Hydrastine and its salts Soyamide DEA
    Benzophenone & Benzophone-2, 3, 4 and 5 Hydrastinine and its salts Sparteine and its salts
    Benzyl Benzoate / Benzoates Hydrazides and their salts Spironolactone
    Benzyl chloride Hydrazine, its derivatives and their salts Stearalkonium Chloride 
    Benzyl cyanide Hydroabietyl alcohol Stearamide MEA
    Benzyl salicylate Hydrofluoric acid, its normal salts, its complexes and hydrofluorides Steroids
    Benzylidene acetone Hydrogen cyanide and its salts Strontium nitrite
    Beryllium and its compounds   Strontium polycarboxylate
    Betoxycaine and its salts Hydroquinone Strophantines, their aglucones and derivatives
    BHA / BHT (butylated hydroxytoluene / butylated hydroxyanisole) Hydroquinone Strophantus spp. and their galenical preparations
    Bietamiverine Hydroxyzine Strychnine and its salts
    Biphenamine and its salts Hyoscine, its salts and derivatives Strychnos spp. and their galenical preparations
    Bispyrithione Hyoscyamine its salts and derivatives Styrene (taken orally or inhaled)
    Bithionol Hyoscyamus niger L. leaves, seeds, powder, and galenical preparations Succinonitrile
    Bovine tissues  Idopropyl Butylcarbamate Sulfates
    BP2 (Benzophenone) Imidazolidine-2-thione (2-imidazoline-2-thiol) Sulfinpyrazone
    Bretylium tosilate Imperatorin Sulfites (Potassium bisulfite & metabisulfite, Sodium sulfite & bisulfite & metabisulfite, Sulfur dioxide)
    Bromine, elemental Inproquone Sulfonamides and their salts obtained by substitution of one or more H-atoms of the -NH2 groups
    Bromisoval Inula helenium oil Sulisobenzone
    Brompheniramine and its salts Iodine Sulisobenzone sodium
    Bronopol Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate Sultiame
    Butanilicaine and its salts Isocarboxazide Sympathicomimetic amines
    Butopiprine and its salts Isododecane / Isoeicosane /Isohexane Symphytum spp., with the exception of Symphytum officinale
    Butoxyethanol Isodrin Synthetic Fluorphlogopite
    Butylphenyl methylpropional Isometheptene and its salts  
    Cadmium (as a cosmetic ingredient) Isophorone TEA-lauryl sulfate-2
    Cadmium and its compounds Isoprenaline Tefazoline and its salts
    Cantharides Isoprene monomer Tellurium and its compounds
    Cantharidin Isopropamide salts Tetrabenazine and its salts
    Cantharis vesicatoria Isosorbide dinitrate Tetrabromosalicylanilides
    Captan Juniperus sabina L. leaves, essential oil and galenical preparations Tetracain and its salts
    Captodiame Lanolin (Non-Organic) Tetrachloroethylene
    Caramiphen and its salts Lauramide DEA Tetrachlorosalicylanilides
    Carbazole, nitroderivatives of Lauramidopropylamine Oxide Tetraethyl pyrophosphate
      Laurus nobilis L., oil from the seeds of Tetrahydrozoline and its salts
    Carbon disulfide Lead Tetrasodium EDTA
    Carbon tetrachloride Lead acetate Tetrasodium Etidronate
    Carbromal Lead acetate Tetrylammonium bromide
    Carbutamide Lead and its compounds Thalidomide and its salts
    Carisoprodol Levophacetoperane and its salts Thallium and its compounds
    Cephaeline and its salts Lidocaine Thiamazole
    Chenopodium ambrosioides essential oil Lidocaine Thimerosal
    Chloral hydrate Lindane Thimerosal
    Chloramine T Linoleamide MEA Thiotepa
    Chlorine Lobelia inflata L. and its galenical preparations Thiourea and its derivatives with the exception of thioglycolic acid and its salts and esters
    Chlormethine and its salts Lobeline and its salts Thiuram
    Chlormezanone Lysergide and its salts Thiuram disulfides
    Chloroacetamide Magnesium aluminum silicate Thiuram monosulfides
    Chloroethane Malononitrile Thyropropic acid and its salts
    Chloroform Mannomustine and its salts Thyrothricine
    Chloromethane (methyl chloride) MCI Tiratricol
    Chlorophacinone Mecamylamine Titanium dioxide in nano particle form
    Chlorphenesin Mefeclorazine and its salts Tocopheryl Acetate
    Chlorphenoxamine Melanin Tolboxane
    Chlorpropamide Mephenesin and its esters Tolbutamide
    Chlorprothixene and its salts Meprobamate Tolnaftate
    Chlortalidone Mercury Toluene Diisocyanates
    Chlorzoxazone Mercury and its compounds Toluene Diisocyanates
    Choline salts and their esters Mescaline and its salts Toluidines, their isomers, salts and halogenated and sulfonated derivatives except 4-hydroxy-2-nitro-toluidine and hydroxyethyl-2-nitro-p-toluidine
    Chromic acid and its salts Metaldehyde Tonalide
    Chromium Metamfepramone and its salts Tranylcypromine and its salts
    Chromium (as a cosmetic ingredient) Metethoheptazine and its salts Tretamine
    Chrysoidine citrate hydrochloride Metformin and its salts Triamterene and its salts
    Cinchocaine and its salts Methacrylate monomer Tribromoethanol
    Cinchophen, its salts, derivatives and salts of these derivatives Methanol Tribromosalicylanilide
    Claviceps purpurea Tul., its alkaloids and galenical preparations Methapyrilene and its salts Tribromsalan
    Clobetasone Metheptazine and its salts Trichlormethine and its salts
    Clofenamide Methocarbamol Trichloroacetic acid
    Clofenotane Methotrexate Trichloronitromethane
    Cloflucarban Methoxydiglycol Triclocarban
    Clostridium botulinum Methoxyethanol Triclosan
    CMIT Methoxyethanol acetate Tricresyl phosphate
    Coal tars crude and refined Methyl ester of methacrylic acid Trifluperidol
    Cobalt benzenesulfonate Methyl methacrylate Triparanol
    Cocamide DEA Methyl methacrylate monomer Tripelennamine
    Cocamide MEA Methyl nicotinate Triple dye
    Cocamidopropylamine oxide methyl-2-methyl-2--propenoate Trisodium EDTA
    Colchicine, its salts and derivatives Methylbenzethonium chloride Tritolyl phosphate
    Colchicoside and its derivatives Methylbenzylidene or 4-MBC Camphor Tryothricin
    Colchicum autumnale L. and its galenical preparations Methylchloroisothiazolinone Tuaminoheptane, its isomers and salts
    Coniferyl alcohol except for naturally occurring in plant extracts Methylchloroisothiazolinone Undecoylium chloride iodine complex
    Coniine Methyleugenol (found in some essential oils) Urginea scilla Stern. and its galenical preparations
    Conium maculatum L. fruit, powder and galenical preparations Methylisothiazolinone Vanillyl Butyl Ether
    Convallatoxin Methyloxirane monomer Veratrine, its salts and galenical preparations
    Copper Disodium EDTA Methylparaben Veratrum spp. and their preparations
    Coumetarol Methylphenidate and its salts Versalide
    Creosote Methyl-trans-2-butenoate Vinyl chloride monomer
    Crimidine Methyprylon and its salts Warfarin and its salts
    Croton tiglium oil Metyrapone Xanthinol
    Crystalline silica (or quartz) - damaging when inhaled Microbeads Xylidines, their isomers, salts, halogenated and sulfonated derivatives
    Curare Microcare MT Xylometazoline and its salts
    Curarine Mineral Oil Yohimbine and its salts
    Curarizants, synthetic Minoxidil, its salts and derivatives Zirconium Compounds
    Cyclarbamate MIT Zoxazolamine
    Cyclizine and its salts Mixed cresols and derivatives α-Methylanisalacetone
    Cyclocoumarol MMA α-Santonin
    Cyclomenol and its salts M-Methyl-Pyrrolidone β-Eucaine
    Cyclophosphamide and its salts Mofebutazone  
      Morpholine and its salts  
      Musk (Ketone, Xylene, Synthetic)  
      Musk ambrette  
      Musk tibetene  
      Myristamide DEA  
      N,N-bis(2-Chloroethyl)methylamine N-oxide and its salts  
      N-5-Chlorobenzoxazol-2-ylacetamide and its salts  
      Nalorphine, its salts and ethers  
      Naphazoline and its salts  
      Narcotics, natural and synthetic  
      Neodymium and its salts  
      Neolone 950 preservative  
      Neostigmine and its salts  
      Nicotine and its salts  
      Nitrites, amyl  
      Nitrites, inorganic, except sodium nitrite  
      Nitrocresols and their alkali metal salts  
      Nitrostilbenes, their homologues and their derivatives  
      Nitroxoline and its salts  
      Nonylphenoxypoly (ethyleneoxy) ethanoliodine  
      Noradrenaline and its salts  
      Noscapine and its salts  


    For our complete myCNF verified list click mycnfverified.