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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
March 2009

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Petersons Hemorrhoidal Ointment (2009 formulation)

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hemorrhoids
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
PHENOL
CARBOLIC ACID
(Active Ingredient)
Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PETROLATUMContamination concerns (PAHS), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ZINC OXIDEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
CAMPHOR
(Active Ingredient)
Use restrictions
Data: Fair
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OILEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
TANNIC ACID
(Active Ingredient)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
BEESWAXNone Identified
Data: Limited


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