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Sally Hansen Brush-On Hair Remover For Face

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Sally Hansen Brush-On Hair Remover For Face product label collected on October 31, 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. EWG's rating for Sally Hansen Brush-On Hair Remover For Face is 7.

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Data last updated: October 2018

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

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

Fair
LILIAL
Appeared as: METHYLPROPIONAL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair
CALCIUM THIOGLYCOLATE
Appeared as: CALCIUM THIOGLYCOLATE HYDROXIDE

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)

Limited
AMYLCINNAMALDEHYDE
Appeared as: AMYL CINNAMAL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

Good
MINERAL OIL
Appeared as: PARAFFINUM LIQUIDUM/MINERAL OIL/HUILE MINERALE

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

Limited

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Robust
HONEY
Appeared as: MEL/HONEY/MIEL

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
ALCOHOL DENATURED
Appeared as: ALCOHOL DENAT.

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

Limited
PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) OIL
Appeared as: PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OIL

Limited

Limited

Limited
EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (WILLOW HERB) EXTRACT
Appeared as: EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM EXTRACT

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

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:

AQUA/WATER/EAU, PARAFFINUM LIQUIDUM/MINERAL OIL/HUILE MINERALE, CALCIUM HYDROXIDE, CALCIUM THIOGLYCOLATE HYDROXIDE, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, STEARYL ALCOHOL, SODIUM SILICATE, PARFUM/FRAGRANCE, STEARETH-30, CETETH-10, PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL, GLYCERIN, MEL/HONEY/MIEL, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, HEXYL CINNAMAL, BISABOLOL, BUTYLPHENYL METHYLPROPIONAL, AMYL CINNAMAL, CETYL ALCOHOL, DIPOTASSIUM GLYCYRRHIZATE, ALCOHOL DENAT., POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE, PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OIL, FARNESOL, CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT, SERENOA SERRULATA FRUIT EXTRACT, CUCURBITA PEPO (PUMPKIN) SEED EXTRACT, EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM EXTRACT, POTASSIUM SORBATE, TOCOPHEROL, SODIUM BENZOATE, CITRIC ACID.

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