EWG scientists reviewed Avon Foot Works Exfoliating Bar Soap (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 Avon Foot Works Exfoliating Bar Soap (2010 formulation) is 3.
|FRAGRANCE||Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|ULTRAMARINES||Multiple, additive exposure sources|
|TITANIUM DIOXIDE||Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards|
|D&C YELLOW 10||None Identified|
|TETRASODIUM EDTA||Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards|
|MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL||Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity|
|JUGLANS REGIA (PERSIAN WALNUT)|
JUGLANS REGIA (WALNUT) SHELL POWDER
|SODIUM PALMATE||None Identified|
|SODIUM PALM KERNELATE||None Identified|
About the ratings
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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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