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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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Sally Hansen Hair Remover Wax Strips

EWG scientists reviewed Sally Hansen Hair Remover Wax Strips 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 Sally Hansen Hair Remover Wax Strips is 4.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
PROPYLPARABENDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
BUTYLPARABEN
BUTYPARABEN
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
GUAIAZULENEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
ETHYLPARABENEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ETHYLENE/ VINYL ACETATE COPOLYMER
ETHYLENE/VA COPOLYMER
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
POLYBUTENEData gaps, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
C13-14 ISOPARAFFINOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
AZULENE FINISHING OILNone Identified
Data: None
HYDROCARBON RESINNone Identified
Data: None
ROSIN ESTERNone Identified
Data: None
ETHYLHEXYL ISONONANOATE
OCTYL ISONONANOATE
None Identified
Data: None
SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) OILNone Identified
Data: Limited


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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