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SurgiCare Professional Salon System, Wax, Small (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the SurgiCare Professional Salon System, Wax, Small (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 SurgiCare Professional Salon System, Wax, Small (old formulation) is 3.

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Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns


Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

  • Endocrine disruption
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Contamination concerns
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)


• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (GLYCERYL DIESTERS)


• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)



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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Wax Ingredients: Glyceryl Hydrogenated Rosinate, Triethylene Glycol Hydrogenated Rosinate, Beeswax (Apis Mellifera) (Cera Alba), Methylparaben, Propylparaben

Warnings from packaging:

Use only with Surgi-Wax Total Body and Face Roll-On Waxer and Facial Waxer. If you are pregnant, have varicose veins, diabetes or skin disorders, consult a physician before waxing. Do not heat in microwave or any other oven, or on stove. Keep out of reach of children.


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