Hi! My name is Karen and I am looking for some information.
I was hoping that somebody here might be able to point me in the right
direction regarding an email I received recently. Here is a copy
of it-- I would like to know how/where I can find out if this is true.
Please email me privately at
>Subject: Cancer Fact
> >Check the ingredients on your shampoo bottle, and see if the
> substance is listed: Sodium Laureth Sulfate, or simply SLS.
> >This substance is found in most shampoos, and the manufactures use it
> cause it produces a lot of foam and it is cheap. BUT the fact is that
> is used to scrub garage floors, and it is very strong. It is also
> that it can cause cancer in the long run. This is no joke.
> >I went home and checked my shampoo(Vidal Sasoon), it doesn't contain
> however, others such as Vo5, Palmolive, Paul Mitchell, the new Hemp
> shampoo, etc. contains this substance. So I called one company, and I
> them their product contains a substance that will cause people to have
> cancer. They said "Yeah, we knew about it but there is nothing we can
> about it because we need that substance to produce foam.
> >By the way Colgate toothpaste also contains the same substance to
> the "bubbles". They said they are going to send me some info.
> has shown that in the 1980s, the chance of getting cancer is 1 out of
> and now, in the 1990s, the chances of getting cancer is 1 out of 3,
> is very serious.
> >This is serious, after you have read this, pass it on. This not a
> letter, but an important message which concerns our health.
> Robert Liner
> Design Engineering
> Mitsubishi Semiconductor of America Inc.
> Three Diamond Lane Durham,NC 27704
> Phone:919-479-3916 Fax:919-479-3309