EWG scientists reviewed CVS EpsoTherapy Foot Scrub Exfoliate (2009 formulation) for safety according to the methodology outlined in our Skin Deep Cosmetics Database. We assess the ingredients listed on the labels of personal care products based on data in toxicity and regulatory databases, government and health agency assessments and the open scientific literature. EWG's rating for CVS EpsoTherapy Foot Scrub Exfoliate (2009 formulation) is 3.
|FRAGRANCE||Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|PEG-7 GLYCERYL COCOATE||Enhanced skin absorption, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions|
|CETYL ALCOHOL||Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL||Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity|
|STEARYL ALCOHOL||Ecotoxicology, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)|
|HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) WATER||None Identified|
|GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL|
GLYCINE SOYA (SOYBEAN) OIL
|MAGNESIUM SULFATE||None Identified|
|BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)||None Identified|
|ZEA MAYS (CORN) STARCH||None Identified|
About the ratings
EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government.
The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any. Learn more
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