EWG scientists reviewed Dr. Scholl's for Her Cooling Peppermint Foot Lotion (2010 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 Dr. Scholl's for Her Cooling Peppermint Foot Lotion (2010 formulation) is 4.
|DIAZOLIDINYL UREA (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)||Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE), Use restrictions|
|BENZYL ALCOHOL||Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions|
|PETROLATUM||Contamination concerns (PAHS), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions|
|LACTIC ACID||Cancer, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions|
|SODIUM LACTATE||Cancer, Use restrictions|
|CETEARETH-20||Enhanced skin absorption, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Use restrictions|
|MENTHOL||Multiple, additive exposure sources|
|CETYL ALCOHOL||Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL||Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions|
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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