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Data last updated:
July 2013

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Nair Roll-On Wax Hair Remover for Legs & Body

EWG scientists reviewed Nair Roll-On Wax Hair Remover for Legs & Body 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 Roll-On Wax Hair Remover for Legs & Body is 3.
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
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
PEG-40 HYDROGENATED CASTOR OILContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
TRIDECETH-9Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED CORN STARCHNone Identified
Data: Limited
NONFAT DRY MILKNone Identified
Data: Fair
PENTYLENE GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLUCOSENone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
HONEY EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
SUCROSEInnocuous
Data: Robust
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