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Are baby wet wipes safe

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Are baby wet wipes safe

There is a lot of controversy and misleading information about disposable hygiene baby wet wipes. Photos of babies with skin allergies and rashes after using baby wipes spread on major social media platforms, causing panic among mothers. In fact, unsafe baby wet wipes are caused this by the addition of harmful chemical ingredients, and the wet wipes products produced by regular companies are safe.


l  Are baby wet wipes toxic?

l  How to choose safe baby wipes?

l  How to deal with baby wipes after use?


Are baby wet wipes toxic?

In some cases, babies have some adverse reactions and negative effects due to the use of baby wipes. In fact, the culprit is not baby wet wipes, but a certain ingredient in wet wipes that causes severe allergic reactions. The substance is methyl isothiazolinone.

Methylisothiazolinone is a cytotoxic and can affect many kinds of cells. At the beginning of the 21st century, methylisothiazolinone was widely used in personal products such as cosmetics, lotions, moisturizers and sunscreens. It can also be found in some wipes, consideration of consumer safety, the European Union Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety has designated it as a contact sensitizer. Using MIT as part of the product formulation can extend its shelf life, but it may cause skin allergies and even dermatitis.

Although most baby wet wipes today, there is no longer use MIT, you still have to read the label carefully before buying baby wipes. Please note: MI; 2-methyl-3(2H)-isothiazolone, 3(2H)-isothiazolone, 2-methyl-, Caswell 572A, 2-methyl-4-isothiazoline -3-one.

Most of biodegradable unscented baby wet wipes are safe to use, as long as you pay more attention to the product information before buying it, and also will help your baby to avoid the harmful substances.

How to choose safe baby wipes?

l  Some baby wet wipes will add disinfectants, fungicides and other ingredients. Common ingredients are benzalkonium chloride, polyaminopropyl biguanide, cetylpyridinium chloride and so on.

In actual, it should be avoided to frequently use wet wipes containing fungicides for babies. Because the antibacterial ingredients are more likely to cause bacterial drug resistance, making the remaining bacteria stronger.

Generally, the probiotics and bacteria that exist on the surface of the body and skin are conducive to the construction of the baby's immunity.

l  Wet wipes are divided into "normal wipes" and "sanitary wipes" in terms of regulatory management. Sanitary wipes contain fungicides, which can kill more than 90% of common bacteria and should not be used frequently.

l  Generally, the raw materials of baby wet wipes on the market are non-woven fabrics, and a small part of them use polyester. Polyester is cheap, but it is easy to fluff after wiping. Non-woven fabrics are more flexible, lighter, non-toxic and non-irritating.

l  Most baby wet wipes are not marked with preservatives, but they are still containing a little preservative and in a very safe proportion, because wet wipes are classified as disposable sanitary products and preservatives are not the main ingredient, it is not mandatory to label them.


How to deal with baby wipes after use?

Baby wet wipes are disposable sanitary products. You have to throw away to the trash after used it up and cannot be reused. Otherwise, the bacteria attached to its surface will be harmful to the baby.

Some flushable nonwoven baby wipes are not degradable, so we should sort them of, and put in the corresponding trash after using up the baby wet wipes, don’t throw them on the ground.

Mothers should pay more attention to the relevant information of baby wet wipes, in case the inferior baby wet wipes on the market cause skin allergies for your babies. Try to buy baby wet wipes that have been certified by professional institutions.


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