Wet wipes, in rare cases, provoke allergic reactions due to the ingredients they contain, such as preservatives or fragrances. The ECARF Seal of Quality certifies wet wipes as allergy friendly if the manufacturer of the products is able to provide evidence of efficient quality management. This must include an analysis of the raw materials, the product composition, a product test on human subjects, and an effective complaint management system.
ECARF-certified wet wipes have demonstrated in scientific tests that they do not to cause side effects and there is no expected risk that a new allergy will develop through their use. However, despite meticulous product formulation and testing, allergic reactions cannot be completely ruled out in individual cases.