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Baby Wipes – The Chemicals! Your Natural Wipes May be Harmful.

It is a crime that certain manufacturers use formaldehyde releasers and worse.

I read “most manufacturers use harsh petrochemical raw materials. To make them less irritating to skin, a process known as ethoxylation is used in which ethylene oxide is added.

As a result, traces of unreacted ethylene oxide might be left in the final product.”

It is known that 1,4-dioxane gets created during the ethoxylation process.

Unless a manufacturer uses a vacuum-stripping method to get rid of 1,4-dioxane, the dangerous chemical will remain in the baby wipes (it is a carcinogen).

Baby Wipes

Regular application of baby wipes containing those chemicals may increase the risk of cancer for babies down the road.

Here are the examples of ingredients I saw in baby wipes, which may be contaminated with ethylene oxide and 1,4-dioxane (carcinogens): says stay away from ingredients that can be contaminated with these carcinogens and only labeled as:
    • Bis-PEG/PPG-16/16 PEG/PPG-16/16 Dimethicone


    • Potassium Laureth Phosphate


    • Polysorbate 20


    • PEG-75 Lanolin


  • Ceteareth-20
Polypropylene and polyethylene (from petrochemicals) are found in Seventh Generation Free & Clear Baby Wipes


Kirkland Brand – get a million wipes for $20! BUT look at the chemicals!
 ***Phenoxyethanol*** a chemical preservative with a black box warning: .

[1] Exposure to phenoxyethanol has been linked to reactions ranging from eczema

[2] to severe, life-threatening allergic reactions.
[3] Infant oral exposure to phenoxyethanol can acutely affect nervous system function.
[4]The FDA warned that phenoxyethanol can cause shut down of the central nervous system, vomiting and contact dermatitis.

(It is being used instead of parabens, but is equally evil).
Earth’s Best, Burt’s Bees Wipes have Phenoxyethanol and other harsh chemicals.
Huggies Natural Care has PEG-4 PG-Amodimethicone and preservatives.

PEG’s (polyethylene glycol) are petroleum-based compounds.

Pampers Baby Fresh Wipes have mostly horrific ingredients including:

PEG-40, Sodium Citrate, Sorbitan Caprylate, Sodium Benzoate, Disodium EDTA, Bis-PEG/PPG-16/PPG-16/16 Dimethicone, Fragrance (a chemical soup of possibly hundreds of chemicals).


Parents – you are the gatekeepers to your home and only you can keep harmful chemicals out of your baby’s products.

The Seedlings line is a natural choice. A REAL natural choice – not just marketing words slapped on a package.

Read the ingredients, and research the ones that sound like chemicals. A simple google search will be eye opening.

Seedlings™ Baby Wipes


Ultra-soft and comfortable. The soothing formula leaves skin moisturized, soft, and smooth while providing gentle and thorough cleansing without drying your infant’s delicate skin.

These gentle baby wipes can be used on any part of your infant’s skin.
Soft, thick, and versatile, these wipes can handle a diaper change or a lunchtime cleanup.
Vegan friendly, this mild and gentle formula contains cleansing botanicals and 100% pure essential oils and is specially formulated to minimize the risk of common allergic reactions.

  • Ultra-soft and comfortable on infants’ delicate skin
  • Mild, gentle formula with cleansing botanicals and 100 percent pure essential oils
  • Soothing and non-drying
  • Provides gentle and thorough cleansing
  • Leaves skin moisturized, soft, and smooth
  • Soft and thick wipe material to handle any mess
  • Dermatologist tested and hypoallergenic
  • Vegan friendly
  • Formulated without chlorine, alcohol, sulfates, parabens, phthalates, mineral oil, animal-derived ingredients, synthetic preservatives, synthetic fragrances, or synthetic dyes

Seedlings Gift Bundle, Item #: 20721

The Seedlings Gift Bundle is the perfect way to provide you and your baby with naturally derived, premium essential oil-infused products that you’ll both love.

With gentle baby wipes, calming baby wash and shampoo, essential oil-infused baby lotion, and a hooded bath towel, washcloth, and basked made from unbleached cotton, you will have the basics to care for baby from bathtime to bedtime and a storage option for your convenience.

The Seedlings Gift Bundle is also the perfect starter gift for any new parent or caretaker.

Bundle Includes:

  • Young Living Seedlings Baby Wipes, Calm
  • Young Living Seedlings Diaper Rash Cream
  • Young Living Seedlings Baby Lotion, Calm
  • Young Living Seedlings Baby Wash & Shampoo, Calm
  • Young Living Seedlings Baby Oil, Calm
  • Young Living Seedlings Linen Spray, Calm
  • Rope Basket
  • Hooded Bath Towel
  • Washcloth