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Williams Lectric Shave Electric Razor Pre-Shave, Original (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Williams Lectric Shave Electric Razor Pre-Shave, Original (old formulation) product label collected on July 23, 2013 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 Williams Lectric Shave Electric Razor Pre-Shave, Original (old formulation) is 6.

Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Fair
DAIDAI205
Appeared as: ORANGE 4

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
MIDORI201
Appeared as: GREEN 5

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

Robust

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

None
YELLOW 10 ALUMINUM LAKE
Appeared as: YELLOW 10 ALUMINUM LAKE (CI 47005)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

SD Alcohol 40 B, Isopropyl Myristate, Water, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Fragrance, Benzophenone 1, Trisodium EDTA, Green 5, Yellow 10 Aluminum Lake (CI 47005), Orange 4

Directions from packaging:

Apply Lectric Shave to dry face. Let dry about 15 seconds, then shave. Rinse after shaving.

Warnings from packaging:

Flammable until dry. Do not apply near fire, flame, or hear. Avoid storing at high temperature (greater than 100° F)

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