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Hero Wipes EMS

EWG scientists reviewed the Hero Wipes EMS product label collected on February 22, 2018 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. Hero Wipes EMS is EWG VERIFIED™.

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Data last updated: February 2018

Ingredient Concerns


Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)


• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
Contamination concerns (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Appeared as: ETHYL ALCOHOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)


• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)


Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)


Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)


Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Active ingredients: Ethyl Alcohol 65%; Inactive ingredients: Aloe barbadensis leaf juice, citric acid, potassium sorbate, sodium benzoate, tocopheryl acetate, water

Directions from packaging:

to start feed, see illustrations. To use, open cap and pull out wipe. Thoroughly wipe hands for approximately 30 seconds. Throw used wipe in trash, do not flush

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Flammable, Keep away from fire or flame. When using this product avoid contact with eyes. If in eyes, flush thoroughly with water. Keep out of reach of children. If swollowed, get medical help or contact a poision control center right away.


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