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Limited
Data last updated:
August 2013

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Surgi Hair Removal Extra Gentle Hair Remover For Face

EWG scientists reviewed Surgi Hair Removal Extra Gentle Hair Remover For Face 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 Surgi Hair Removal Extra Gentle Hair Remover For Face is 7.
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
CINNAMYL ALCOHOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
GERANIOLEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
AMYLCINNAMALDEHYDEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
HYDROXYCITRONELLALAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
DMDM HYDANTOIN (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
IODOPROPYNYL BUTYLCARBAMATE
IODOPROPYNYL BUTYLCAARBAMATE
Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
LIMONENEDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
BENZYL CINNAMATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CITRONELLOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
LINALOOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
THIOGLYCOLIC ACIDAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
UNSPECIFIED POLYMER
COPOLYMER
Miscellaneous
Data: None
CALCIUM HYDROXIDEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
FARNESOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
POLYSORBATE-20Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SODIUM POLYACRYLATEMultiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (ACRYLIC ACID), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
SODIUM ACRYLATES COPOLYMERContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Use restrictions
Data: None
FD&C YELLOW 6
YELLOW 6 (CI 15985)
None Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM SILICATEData gaps, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CETETH-20Data gaps, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
SODIUM LAURYL SULFATEEcotoxicology, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PANTHENOL
PANTENOL (PRO-VITAMIN B5)
Multiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE
Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
HYDROGENATED STARCH HYDROLYSATENone Identified
Data: Limited
ACER SACCHARUM (SUGAR MAPLE) EXTRACT
ACER SACCHARINUM (SUGAR MAPLE) EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Fair
CARICA PAPAYA (PAPAYA) FRUIT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
LEMON EKISU
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) FRUIT EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: None
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) LEAF EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
XYLITOLNone Identified
Data: Fair
HONEY EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
DIGLYCERINNone Identified
Data: None
ISOPROPYL PALMITATENone Identified
Data: Fair
BISABOLOLEnhanced 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