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Nads Natural Large Hair Removal Strips (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Nads Natural Large Hair Removal Strips (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 Nads Natural Large Hair Removal Strips (old formulation) is 5.

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Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (GLYCERYL DIESTERS)

Fair
D&C YELLOW 11
Appeared as: CI 47000 (YELLOW 11)

• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
SOLVENT GREEN 3
Appeared as: CI 61565 (GREEN 6)

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

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

None

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA ALBA ( BEES WAX)

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: CI 77891 (TTITANIUM DIOXIDE)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Triethylene glycol rosinate, Glyceryl rosinate, Cera alba ( Bees wax), Mica, Parfum (Fragrance), CI 77891 (Ttitanium dioxide) , CI 47000 (Yellow 11), CI 61565 (Green 6).

Directions from packaging:

Ensure skin is clean, dry and free of oils and moisturizers. Briskly rub strips between palms. Slowly separate double strip into 2 strips. Apply strip with firm pressure and firmly smooth over 3-4 times in direction of hair growth with the palm of your hand or your fingers. Holding adjoining skin taut, pull strip back quickly as close to the skin as possible in the opposite direction of hair growth.For best results, hairs should be between 3 to 5 mm long. For smaller areas, cut the strip to the required size. Remove any left over wax with the soothing & finishing wipes provides. Use baby oil to remove excess wax if you run out of soothing & finishing wipes.

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