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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2009

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Sally Hansen Pain Free - Brush On Hair Remover Creme For Face (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Sally Hansen Pain Free - Brush On Hair Remover Creme For Face (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 Sally Hansen Pain Free - Brush On Hair Remover Creme For Face (2009 formulation) is 6.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CETEARETH-20Enhanced skin absorption, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CALCIUM THIOGLYCOLATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
ETHANOL
ALCOHOL
Enhanced skin absorption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
MINERAL OILOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SODIUM SILICATEData gaps, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM HYDROXIDEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
STEARYL ALCOHOL
STEARYALCOHOL
Ecotoxicology, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
DIPOTASSIUM GLYCYRRHIZATEData gaps, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE
Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SERENOA SERRULATA FRUIT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
EPILOBIUM ROSEUM (PALE WILLOWHERB) EXTRACT
EPILOBIUM ROSEUM EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: None
CUCURBITA PEPO (PUMPKIN) SEED EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
BISABOLOLEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER OIL
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS FLOWER OIL
Enhanced skin absorption
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