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

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BenGay Ultra Strength Pain Relieving Patch, Regular for Neck to Arm

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

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
POLYSORBATE-80Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
SODIUM POLYACRYLATEMultiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (ACRYLIC ACID), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
POLYACRYLIC ACIDContamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
KAOLINNone Identified
Data: Fair
MENTHOL
(Active Ingredient)
Multiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
ACRYLATES/ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE COPOLYMER
METHYL ACRYLATE/2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE COPOLYMER
None Identified
Data: None
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
TARTARIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Fair
CELLULOSE GUM
CARBOXYMETHYLCELLULOSE SODIUM
None Identified
Data: Fair
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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