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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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WellPatch Migraine, Cooling Headache Patches, Menthol & Lavender Oil

EWG scientists reviewed WellPatch Migraine, Cooling Headache Patches, Menthol & Lavender Oil 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 WellPatch Migraine, Cooling Headache Patches, Menthol & Lavender Oil is 4.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
PROPYLPARABENDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-80Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SODIUM POLYACRYLATE
PARTIALLY NEUTRALIZED POLYACRYLATE
Multiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (ACRYLIC ACID), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
FD&C BLUE 1Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CASTOR OILEnhanced skin absorption, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Fair
DIHYDROXYALUMINUM AMINOACETATENone Identified
Data: Limited
MENTHOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
LAVENDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
SODIUM POLYACRYLATE STARCHNone Identified
Data: None
TARTARIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Fair
CELLULOSE GUM
CARBOXYMETHYLCELLULOSE SODIUM
None Identified
Data: Fair
DISODIUM EDTA
EDETATE DISODIUM
Enhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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 | Legal Disclaimer