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Cosmetics on Pesach


Do the following cosmetic labels have Chametz?

Label #1.)

Formulated without Parabens, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Phthalates, Oil, Fragrance & Talc.

Ingredients: Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Trisiloxane, Silica, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Tocopheryl Acetate, Retinyl Palmitate, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Carthamus Tinctorius
(Safflower) Seed Extract, Cola Acuminata (Kola) Seed Extract, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract, WaterAquaEau, Ethylhexyl Salicylate, Propylene Glycol

Label #2.)

Ingredients: Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax, Flavor, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter , Mentha Aquatica Extract, Zingiber Officinale
(Ginger) Root Extract, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Opuntia Ficus-Indica Flower Extract, Menthol, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Silica

Label #3.)

Ingredients: WaterAquaEau, Alcohol Denat., Vp/Va Copolymer, Butylene Glycol, Caprylyl Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Carbomer, Aminomethyl Propanediol, Disodium Edta, Phenoxyethanol


Label one and two seem fine. Regareding label three, denatured alchohol can be problematic depending on the source of the alchohol.

Best Wishes

P. S. The reason your question wasn’t received could be because the site is programed not to take question when it is Shabbos in E. Yisroel.


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