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Ingredients Reported to Harm Mucosal Tissues

The following list is just of a few examples of ingredients reported to cause skin, mucosal or surface cell irritation, damage, or inflammation at or below typical concentrations. Tissues tested include vaginal, rectal, nasal, eye, skin or oral/mouth cells. Many of these ingredients also harm healthy surface bacteria (the microbiome). Some such as castor oil and surfactants, can increase in irritation potential with broken or inflamed surfaces, or when in combination with other products. Many of these listed ingredients and others are included in numerous “natural” and/or organic products.

In general, if something causes your body to feel stinging or burning when applied, especially on genital or rectal tissues, this product may have allergens that are causing a reaction for you on contact. Very few users report any such sensation with Wouche Away™ and many who haven’t been able to use other products love Wouche Away as part of their daily cleansing and freshening.

Ingredients Shown to Disrupt Surface Tissues in Published Studies:

  • benzalkonium chloride
  • benzoic acid
  • benzyl alcohol
  • castor oil
  • cellulose sulfate
  • citric acid
  • cocamidopropyl betaine
  • cremophor EL
  • disodium EDTA
  • ethanol
  • glycerin
  • glycerol monolaurate
  • methylisothiazolinone
  • methylparaben
  • polydimethylsiloxane
  • polyethylene glycol 8
  • polyethylene glycol 1000
  • polyethylene glycol 400
  • polysorbate 80
  • potassium sorbate
  • propylene glycol
  • propylparaben
  • sodium benzoate
  • sodium lauryl sulfate
  • sorbic acid

 

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