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What’s in baby wipes? Consumer Reports finds ‘concerning’ ingredients in some brands

Jun 18, 2024


If you change a lot of diapers, you probably go through a lot of baby wipes. They’re convenient, but how much do you really know about what’s in those wipes touching your baby’s sensitive skin?

Consumer Reports teamed up with the independent organization Made Safe to investigate the long list of ingredients.

Seven of the 15 brands of baby wipes they looked at had what they called concerning or unclear ingredients.

“The wipes contain potentially harmful chemicals, including some that may be linked to cancer risks,” said Lisa Fogarty, Consumer Reports investigator.

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