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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2009

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Nair Pretty Hair Remover Cream Soft Peach (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Nair Pretty Hair Remover Cream Soft Peach (2009 formulation) 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 Nair Pretty Hair Remover Cream Soft Peach (2009 formulation) is 7.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
2-BROMO-2-NITROPROPANE-1,3-DIOL (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE, NITROSAMINES), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
FRAGRANCEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CALCIUM HYDROXIDEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CALCIUM THIOGLYCOLATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
MINERAL OILOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
D&C YELLOW 8Use restrictions
Data: Fair
SODIUM BENZOATEData gaps, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
SODIUM HYDROXIDEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CETETH-20Data gaps, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
IRON OXIDESEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUSNone Identified
Data: Fair
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) FLOWER EXTRACT
CITRUS AMARA (ORANGE) FLOWER EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: None
PRUNUS PERSICA (PEACH) KERNEL OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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