What is it?
Vitamin E occurs naturally in most vegetable oils. The highest concentrations are found in corn, soybeans, sunflower seed, wheat germ, rapeseed, alfalfa, and lettuce. It is also sometimes use as an antioxidant in foods.

How can I avoid it?
Here is a partial list of products known to have contained alpha tocopherol (Vitamin E) in the past.  To be sure, you should check the contents on the package. 

  • Aftershave lotions
  • Baby products
  • Wipes
  • Skin Care Products / Cosmetics
  • Antiperspirants / Deodorants 
  • Hair sprays, gels, tonics, lotions, and mousse
  • Hair Colorants / “Permanents-Relaxers”
  • Make-ups
  • Lotions / Creams
  • Nail Polish / Nail Polish Remover
  • Powders / Sprays
  • Shampoos / Conditioners
  • Shaving products
  • Soaps, Bar and Liquid Soaps
  • Sunscreens and Self-Tanners
  • Medications, topical, prescription and over the counter such as
  • Anesthetics
  • Topical Antifungals
  • Topical Cold Sore Treatments
  • Antiseptics
  • Creams, Ointments, Solutions
  • Foot And Other Powders
  • Nasal Decongestants
  • Herbal remedies, including Traditional Chinese Medications
  • Wound Dressings
  • Scar treatment
  • Vegetable oils

Other names for tocopherol:
  • D-Alpha-Tocopherol 
  • dl-alpha-Tocopherol
  • DL--Tocopherol 
  • Mixed Tocopherols 
  • Natural Vitamin E 
  • Vitamin E
  • gamma tocopherol
  • TCP

How safe is it?

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