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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2012

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Veet Suprem'Essence Easy Spray, Hair Removal Cream (2012 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Veet Suprem'Essence Easy Spray, Hair Removal Cream (2012 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 Veet Suprem'Essence Easy Spray, Hair Removal Cream (2012 formulation) is 9.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
BHTAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Fair
CALCIUM HYDROXIDEUse restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
CHROMIUM HYDROXIDE GREENPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOccupational hazards, Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
MINERAL OIL
MINERAL (PARAFFINUM LIQUIDUM) OIL
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Cancer
Data: Fair
POTASSIUM THIOGLYCOLATEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) PEEL OIL
CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) FRUIT PEEL OIL
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CETEARETH-20Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
UREAEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Cancer, Data gaps
Data: Good
POTASSIUM HYDROXIDEOccupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OILUse restrictions
Data: None
ACRYLATES CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
NELUMBO NUCIFERA (SACRED LOTUS) FLOWER EXTRACT
NELUMBO NUCIFERA FLOWER EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM GLUCONATENone Identified
Data: Fair
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
MAGNESIUM TRISILICATENone Identified
Data: Limited
LITHIUM MAGNESIUM SODIUM SILICATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: None
POLYETHYLENE
POLYTHYLENE
Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Data gaps
Data: None
HYDRATED SILICAPersistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
PPG-15Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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