EWG scientists reviewed Almay Oil Free Eye Makeup Remover Pads (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 Almay Oil Free Eye Makeup Remover Pads (2009 formulation) is 2.
|POLOXAMER 184||Data gaps, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ACETIC ACID, FORMIC ACID, PROPYLENE OXIDE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ALDEHYDES), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation|
|BENZYL ALCOHOL||Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions|
|PHENOXYETHANOL||Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions|
|CITRIC ACID||Use restrictions|
|BUTYLENE GLYCOL||Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)|
|HEXYLENE GLYCOL||Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)|
|DISODIUM LAUROAMPHODIACETATE||None Identified|
|SODIUM TRIDECETH SULFATE||None Identified|
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