EWG scientists reviewed Nair Hair Remover Lotion For Body & Legs, Cocoa Butter & Vitamin E 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 Hair Remover Lotion For Body & Legs, Cocoa Butter & Vitamin E is 6.
|FRAGRANCE||Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|CETEARETH-20||Enhanced skin absorption, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Use restrictions|
|CALCIUM HYDROXIDE||Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions|
|MINERAL OIL||Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|POTASSIUM THIOGLYCOLATE||Use restrictions|
|D&C YELLOW 8||Use restrictions|
|SODIUM HYDROXIDE||Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions|
|LITHIUM MAGNESIUM SODIUM SILICATE||Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|HYDRATED SILICA||Persistence and bioaccumulation|
|THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER|
THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER
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
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