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Harmful Chemicals Found in Feminine Wipes

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brands of feminine wipesThis list includes chemicals of concern that are discussed in our Feminine Wipes fact sheet.  Toxic chemicals in the ingredient information are bolded.  For more information on the potential health effects associated with these chemicals, click here.

Note: This list is not exhaustive. The following ingredients are compiled by information available as of July 2016; formulations are subject to change.

Brand Product Name Ingredients
 Aleva Aleva Naturals Bamboo Fem Wipes Water, Glycerin, Propylene Glycol, Sodium Benzoate, Chamomila Recutita ExtractCertified Organic, Melaleuca Alternifolia Leaf Extract, Tea Tree Extract, Fragrance, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract,Certified Organic, Methylisothiazolinone, Cetylpyridinium Chloride, Citric Acid, Sodium Citrate, Lonicera Japonica Flower Extract, Lithospermum Erythrorhizon Root Extract
 Always Always Feminine Wipes, Fresh & Clean Scent Water/Eau/Agua, Citric Acid, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Sodium Citrate Dihydrate, Benzyl Alcohol, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Benzoate, Bis-PEG/PPG-16/16 PEG/PPG-16/16 Dimethicone, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Disodium EDTA, Xanthan Gum, Fragrance/Parfum/Fragrancia, Ethylhexylglycerine.
 Always Always Feminine Wipes, Fresh & Clean Wipes-to-go Water/Eau/Agua, Citric Acid, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Sodium Citrate Dihydrate, Benzyl Alcohol, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Benzoate, Bis-PEG/PPG-16/16 PEG/PPG-16/16 Dimethicone, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Disodium EDTA, Xanthan Gum, Fragrance/Parfum/Fragrancia, Ethylhexylglycerine.
 Always Always Discreet Wipes, Fresh & Clean Wipes-to-go Water/Eau/Agua, Citric Acid, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Sodium Citrate Dihydrate, Benzyl Alcohol, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Benzoate, Bis-PEG/PPG-16/16 PEG/PPG-16/16 Dimethicone, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Disodium EDTA, Xanthan Gum, Fragrance/Parfum/Fragrancia, Ethylhexylglycerine.
 *Always Always Clean Feminine Wipes refill pack Water, Benzyl Alcohol, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, BIS-PEG/PPG-16/16 PEG/PPG-16/16 Dimethicone, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Xanthan Gum, Disodium EDTA, Sodium Hydroxymethylglycinate, Citric Acid, Fragrance, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate 
 Always Always Radiant Wipes-To-Go Water, Citric Acid, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Sodium Citrate Dihydrate, Phenoxyethanol, Benzyl Alcohol, Sodium Benzoate, BIS-PEG/PPG-16/16 PEG/PPG-16/16 Dimethicone, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Disodium EDTA, Xanthan Gum, Fragrance 
 *Always Always Clean Feminine Wipes Water, Benzyl Alcohol, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, BIS-PEG/PPG-16/16 PEG/PPG-16/16 Dimethicone, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Xanthan Gum, Disodium EDTA, Sodium Hydroxymethylglycinate, Citric Acid, Fragrance, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate 
 Always Always  Spring Bloom Scent Feminine Wipes Water, Citric Acid, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Sodium Citrate Dihydrate, Benzyl Alcohol, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Benzoate, BIS-PEG/PPG-16/16 PEG/PPG-16/16 Dimethicone, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Disodium EDTA, Xanthan Gum, Fragrance, Ethylhexylglycerine
 *Always Always Clean Feminine Wipes To Go Water, Benzyl Alcohol, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, BIS-PEG/PPG-16/16 PEG/PPG-16/16 Dimethicone, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Xanthan Gum, Disodium EDTA, Sodium Hydroxymethylglycinate, Citric Acid, Fragrance, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate 
* Always Always Clean Feminine Wipes Tub Water, Benzyl Alcohol, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, BIS-PEG/PPG-16/16 PEG/PPG-16/16 Dimethicone, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Xanthan Gum, Disodium EDTA, Sodium Hydroxymethylglycinate, Citric Acid, Fragrance, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate 
Blum Naturals Blum Naturals Feminine Cleansing and Intimate Wipes Light Fresh Scent Aqua Decyl Glucoside, Organic Cranberry Extract, Organic Aloe Vera Extract, Lactic Acid, Natural Fragrance, Gluconolactone, Sodium Benzoate, Glycerin
 Cottonelle Cottonelle Flushable Cleansing Cloths Fresh Care Refill Water, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Benzoate, Polysorbate 20, Sodium Lauryl Glucose, Carboxylate, Lauryl Glucoside, Malic Acid, Fragrance, Methylisothiazolinone, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Propylene Glycol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Amodimethicone, (Vitamin E Is In The Form of Tocopheryl Acetate.)
 Cottonelle Cottonelle Fresh Care Flushable Cleansing Cloths Tub Water, Sodium Chloride, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Sodium Benzoate, Amodimethicone, Sodium Lauryl Glucose Carboxylate, Malic Acid, Polysorbate 20, Lauryl Glucoside, Fragrance, Methylisothiazolinone, Sorbic Acid, Propylene Glycol, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E)
 CVS CVS Pharmacy Cleansing Cloths Sensitive Skin (individual cloths) Water, Propylene Glycol, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Tocopheryl Acetate, PEG-75 Lanolin, Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate, Polysorbate 20, Fragrance, Citric Acid, Disodium Phosphate, Disodium EDTA, 2-Bromo-2-Nitropropane-1,3-Diol, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate 
CVS CVS Pharmacy Maximum Strength Feminine Wipes Active: Pramoxine hydrochloride 1% (w/w) for analgesic

Inactive: purified water, glycerin, propylene glycol, cocoamphodiacetate, polysorbate 20, aloe vera barbadensis leaf juice, citric acid, fragrance, diazolidinyl urea, iodopropynyl butylcarbamate 

Intimore Intimore To Go Feminine Wipes, Intimate Hygiene Water (Aqua), Trilaureth-4 Phosphate, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Mineral Oil, Glycerin, Phenoxyethanol & Methylparaben & Ethylparaben & Propylparaben & Butylparaben & Isobutylparaben, Peg-75 Lanolin, Fragrance, Hydrogenated peanut oil & PEG-2 Stearate & Glycol Stearate, Triclosan, Lactic Acid, Allantoin, Lactose, 2-Bromo-2-Nitropropane-1, 3-Diol
Kotex U by Kotex Refresh Flushable Moist Wipes (individually wrapped) Water, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Benzoate, Polysorbate 20, Sodium Lauryl Glucose Carboxylate, Lauryl Glucoside, Malic Acid, Fragrance, Methylisothiazolinone, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Propylene Glycol, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E)
 Ladygroomer Ladygroomer Woman Wipes Flushable Moist Personal Wipes Designed for Women, Fresh Scent Water, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Glycerin, Polysorbate 20, Sodium Benzoate, Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate, Potassium Sorbate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Sodium Citrate, Citric Acid, Fragrance (Vitamin E In the Form of Tocopheryl Acetate)
Luvena Luvena Anti-Itch Medicated Feminine Wipes Active: Pramoxine Hydrochloride1% w/w , Witch Hazel10% w/w

Inactive: Aloe Vera, Benzyl Alcohol, Cucumber Extract, Fragrance, Menthyl Lactate, PEG 6 Caprylic/Capric Glycerides, PEG 75 Lanolin, Propylene Glycol, Purified Water, Tea Tree Oil, Natural Enzymes, Lactoferrin, Lactoperoxidase,

Nice! Nice! Flushable Moist Wipes refill Water, Glycerin, Polysorbate 20, Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, DMDM Hydantoin, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate, Citric Acid, Fragrance
Playtex Playtex Personal Cleansing Cloths refill pack, fresh scent Water, Propylene Glycol, Citric Acid, Polysorbate 20, Disodium EDTA, Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Butylene Glycol, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Fruit Extract, Sodium Hydroxymethylglycinate, Potassium Sorbate, Fragrance
Playtex Playtex Personal Cleansing Cloths Singles, Light Fresh Scent Water, Propylene Glycol, Citric Acid, Polysorbate 20, Disodium EDTA, Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Butylene Glycol, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Fruit Extract, Sodium Hydroxymethylglycinate, Potassium Sorbate, Fragrance
Playtex Playtex Personal Cleansing Cloths Travel Pack Water, Propylene Glycol, Polysorbate 20, Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Butylene Glycol, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Aloe Barbaensis Leaf Juice, Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Fruit Extract, Citric Acid, Sodium Hydroxymethylglycinate, Potassium Sorbate, Disodium EDTA, Fragrance
Playtex Playtex Sport Body Wipes Travel Water, Propylene Glycol, Polysorbate 20, Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Butylene Glycol, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Aloe Barbedensis Leaf Juice, Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Fruit Extract, Citric Acid, Sodium Hydroxymethylglycinate, Potassium Sorbate, Disodium EDTA, Fragrance
Playtex Playtex Fresh & Sexy Intimate Wipes Water, Propylene Glycol, Polysorbate 20, Disodium Cocamphodiacetate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Butylene Glyco , Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Fruit Extract, Citric Acid, Sodium Hydroxymethylglycinate, Potassium Sorbate, Disodium EDTA, Fragrance
Playtex Playtex Personal Wipes Light Fresh Scent Water, Propylene Glycol, Polysorbate 20, Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Butylene Glycol, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Aloe Barbaensis Leaf Juice, Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Fruit Extract, Citric Acid, Sodium Hydroxymethylglycinate, Potassium Sorbate, Disodium EDTA, Fragrance
Poise Poise Body Cooling Towelettes Water, SD Alcohol 40-B, Propylene Glycol, Menthyl Lactate, PEG-7 Glyceryl Cocoate, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Bis-PEG-18 Methyl Ether Dimethyl Silane, Polysorbate 20, Caprylyl Glycol, PEG-75 Lanolin, Fragrance, Butylene Glycol, Disodium EDTA, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Methylisothiazolinone, BHT
Pure n’ Gentle Pure n’ Gentle Clean Scent Intimate Wipes Aqua, Glycerin, Polysobrate 20, Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Chamomilla Recuitita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Disodium Edta, Phenoxyethanol, Dmdm Hydatoin, Iodopropynyl Butycarbamate, Citric Acid, Parfum.
Safeway Safeway Care Feminine Wipes Water, Glycerin, Polysorbate 20, Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, DMDM Hydantoin, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate, Citric Acid, Fragrance
Safeway Safeway Care Premium Washcloths Water, Cetearyl Isononanoate, Ceteareth 20, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate, Glycerin, Ceteareth 12, Cetyl Palmitate, Mineral Oil, Disodium Phosphate, Propylene Glycol, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate, Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis) Gel, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, 2-Bromo-2-Nitropropane-1,3-Diol, Chamomilla Recutita, Fragrance
Summer’s Eve Summer’s Eve Sheer Floral Cleansing Cloths for sensitive skin Purified water, Propylene Glycol, Polysorbate 20, Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate, 2-Bromo-2-Nitropropane-1,3-Diol, Disodium Phosphate, Fragrance, Neutresse, Citric Acid, Disodium EDTA, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate, PEG-75 Lanolin, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Tocopheryl Acetate, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate
Summer’s Eve Summer’s Eve Simply Sensitive Cleansing Cloths Purified water, Propylene Glycol, Polysorbate 20, Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate, 2-Bromo-2-Nitropropane-1,3-Diol, Disodium Phosphate, Fragrance, Neutresse, Citric Acid, Disodium EDTA, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate, PEG-75 Lanolin, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Tocopheryl Acetate, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate
Summer’s Eve Summer’s Eve Simply Sensitive Cleansing Cloths (individually wrapped cloths) Purified water, Octoxynol-9, Citric Acid, Sodium Benzoate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Neutresse, Disodium EDTA, Fragrance, Sodium Sulfite, Ascorbic Acid, Potassium Sorbate
Summer’s Eve Summer’s Eve Sheer Floral Cleansing Cloths for sensitive skin (individually wrapped cloths) Purified water, Octoxynol-9, Citric Acid, Sodium Benzoate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Neutresse, Disodium EDTA, Fragrance, Sodium Sulfite, Ascorbic Acid, Potassium Sorbate
Summer’s Eve Summer’s Eve Feminine Cleansing Cloths  Lavendar Night-Time Water, Propylene Glycol, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Extract, Polysorbate 20, Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate, 2-Bromo-2-Nitropropane-1 3-Diol, Fragrance, Disodium Phosphate, Citric Acid, Disodium EDTA, Dipropylene Glycol, Hydroxypropylcellulose, Acrylates Copolymer, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, PEG-75 Lanolin, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate, Glycerin
Summer’s Eve Summer’s Eve Aloe Love Cleansing Cloths for sensitive skin Purified water, Propylene Glycol, Polysorbate 20, Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate, 2-Bromo-2-Nitropropane-1,3-Diol, Disodium Phosphate, Fragrance, Citric Acid, Disodium EDTA, PEG-75 Lanolin, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice
Summer’s Eve Summer’s Eve Island Splash Cleansing Cloths for Sensitive Skin Water, Propylene Glycol, Polysorbate 20, Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate, 2-Bromo-2-Nitropropane-1, 3-Diol, Disodium Phosphate, Fragrance, Citric Acid, Disodium Edta, Peg-7 Lanolin, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice
Summer’s Eve Summer’s Eve Island Splash Cleansing Cloths for Sensitive Skin (individually wrapped) Water, Octoxynol-9, Citric Acid, Sodium Benzoate, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Disodium Edta, Fragrance.
La Fresh Travel Lite Feminine Hygiene Wipes Water, Polysorbate 20, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Althaea Officinalis Root Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Propylene Glycol, Sodium Citrate, Citric Acid, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Ethylparaben, Butylparaben, Isobutylparaben, Fragrance
Up&Up Up&Up Feminine Wipes Water, Glycerin, Polysorbate 20, Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Zinc Ricinoleate, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, DMDM Hydantoin, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate, Citric Acid, Fragrance
Up&Up Up&Up Flushable Cleansing Cloths Water, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Tocopheryl Acetate, Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate, Polysorbate 20, Fragrance, Citric Acid, Disodium Phosphate, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Benzoate
Vagisil Vagisil Medicated Anti-Itch Wipes Active: Pramoxine hydrochloride 1% (w/w) for external analgesic

Inactive: water, polysorbate 20, glycerin, PEG-7 glyceryl cocoate, disodium cocoamphodiacetate, TEA-cocoyl glutamate, disodium EDTA, tocopheryl (Vitamin E) acetate, retinyl (Vitamin A) palmitate, cholecalciferol (Vitamin D3), zea mays (corn) oil, aloe barbadensis leaf juice,  phenoxyethanol, methylparaben, ethylparaben, fragrance

Vagisil Vagisil Anti-itch Medicated Wipes Maximum Strength (individually wrapped disposable wipes) Active: Pramoxine hydrochloride 1% (w/w) for external analgesic

Inactive: water, polysorbate 20, glycerin, phenoxyethanol, disodium cocoamphodiacetate, TEA-cocoyl glutamate, ethylparaben, disodium EDTA, methylparaben, fragrance, PEG-7 glyceryl cocoate, aloe barbadensis leaf extract, tocopheryl acetate, maltodextrin

Vagisil Vagisil Anti-itch Medicated Wipes Maximum Strength Active: Pramoxine hydrochloride 1% (w/w) for external analgesic

Inactive: water, polysorbate 20, glycerin, phenoxyethanol, disodium cocoamphodiacetate, TEA-cocoyl glutamate, ethylparaben, disodium EDTA, methylparaben, fragrance, PEG-7 glyceryl cocoate, aloe barbadensis leaf extract, tocopheryl acetate, maltodextrin

Walgreens Walgreens Wipes refills Water, Glycerin, Polysorbate 20, Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, DMDM Hydantoin, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate, Citric Acid, Fragrance
Walgreens Walgreens Feminine Cleansing Cloths Aqua, Glycerin, Polysorbate 20, Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Zinc Ricinoleate, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, DMDM Hydantoin, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate, Citric Acid, Fragrance
Walgreens Walgreens Pre-Moistened Medicated Wipes Active: Witch Hazel50%

Inactive: Alcohol, Citric Acid, DMDM Hydantoin, Glycerin, Methylparaben, Propylene Glycol, Propylparaben, Purified Water, Sodium Citrate

Walgreens Walgreens Personal Cleansing Wipes water, propylene glycol , Chamomilla Recuitita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate, fragrance, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, propylparaben, 2-Bromo-2-Nitropropane-1,3-Diol, polysorbate 20, Citric Acid

*This product has been discontinued by the manufacturer as of February 2016, but may still be found on store shelves.