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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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Compound W Wart Remover Gel

EWG scientists reviewed Compound W Wart Remover Gel for safety according to the methodology outlined in our Skin Deep Cosmetics Database. We assess the ingredients listed on the labels of personal care products based on data in toxicity and regulatory databases, government and health agency assessments and the open scientific literature. EWG's rating for Compound W Wart Remover Gel is 2.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
SILICA, CRYSTALLINE (QUARTZ)
SILICON DIOXIDE
None Identified
Data: Fair
ALCOHOL DENATURED
ALCOHOL (V/V)
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SALICYLIC ACID
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
POLYSORBATE-80Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CASTOR OIL
CASTOR (RICINUS COMMUNIS) SEED OIL
Enhanced skin absorption, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
CAMPHORUse restrictions
Data: Fair
COLLODION
COLLODIAN
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
HYPOPHOSPHOROUS ACIDNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROXYPROPYLCELLULOSENone Identified
Data: Limited


About the ratings

EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer