EWG scientists reviewed Nair Shower Power Hair Remover 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 Shower Power Hair Remover is 6.
|FRAGRANCE||Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|CALCIUM HYDROXIDE||Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions|
|MINERAL OIL||Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|POTASSIUM THIOGLYCOLATE||Use restrictions|
|CETEARETH-20||Enhanced skin absorption, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Use restrictions|
|UREA||Enhanced skin absorption, Cancer, Data gaps, Use restrictions|
|SODIUM HYDROXIDE||Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions|
|SILICA, AMORPHOUS||None Identified|
|ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) FLOWER EXTRACT|
ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS) EXTRACT
|Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions|
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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