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What s Not In Pampers Diapers and Wipes

There’s nothing more important to Pampers than your baby’s happy, healthy development. That’s why we’re committed to The Pampers Safety Promise when it comes to what we include – and what we don’t include – in Pampers diapers, pants and wipes. All Pampers products are made from ingredients that are thoroughly tested and evaluated to be safe. The materials we use are common in baby products and safely used by 25 millions of babies around the world, every day.


The Pampers Safety Promise

  • Check Baby’s happy, healthy development is our top priority
  • Check Our products and materials are dermatologically tested and undergo rigorous safety and performance evaluations before they come into contact with baby’s skin.

Our Safety Process: Ensuring Pampers Products are Safe and Gentle

Early in the development process of a new diaper, we select ingredients that are safe for use in a children’s product. Pampers throroughly evaluates all ingredients, materials, processses and final products in every stage of development to be safe and gentle for babies. We follow the highest, strictest global safety standards set forth by leading organizations around the world.

  • At Pampers, we put the health and safety of babies first. As a Pampers scientist and trained toxicologist, I work tirelessly to ensure our products are safe, compliant and effective for babies. As a mother of two daughters, I personally understand the importance of this commitment to safety. I have confidence in our safety and compliance
    Jennifer Counts, Ph.D.
    Pampers scientist and mom

What We Don’t Add to Pampers Products

To help answer questions we receive from parents about what’s not in Pampers diapers and wipes, we’ve compiled a list of what we don’t add*.

If you have any questions about Pampers products, please visit our FAQ page or call ZA Consumer Care Line 0860 112 188 (Sharecall charged at local rates) www.pg.com/contactus
  • Bisphenol A (BPA)
  • Dioxins
  • Disperse Dyes
  • Elemental Chlorine
  • Pampers does not add chlorine to diapers and uses an elemental chlorine-free process to purify the fibers in diapers.

  • Ethanol/Alcohol
  • Pampers diapers, pants and wipes are alcohol-free, which is commonly understood to mean free of ethanol and isopropyl (or rubbing alcohol). These types of alcohol can dry out baby’s sensitive skin.

  • Latex from Natural Rubber
  • Heavy metals like Lead and Mercury
  • Organotins
  • Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH)
  • Pesticides
  • Parabens (see preservatives below)
  • Phenol
  • Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)
  • Specific Preservatives

Pampers does not use preservatives in our diapers. We carefully select preservatives for our baby wipes to keep them pure and fresh. We do not use MIT or CMIT; formaldehyde or formaldehyde releasers; parabens; quaternary ammonium compounds (QACs); and triclocarban or triclosan.

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