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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2012

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Max-Freeze Maximum Muscle & Joint Pain Relief Gel

EWG scientists reviewed Max-Freeze Maximum Muscle & Joint Pain Relief Gel 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 Max-Freeze Maximum Muscle & Joint Pain Relief Gel is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
TRIETHANOLAMINEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
METHYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
D&C YELLOW 10None Identified
Data: Limited
FD&C BLUE 1Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ARNICA MONTANA (ARNICA) FLOWER EXTRACT
ARNICA MONTANA (MONTANA FLOWER) EXTRACT (CERTIFIED)
Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
ISOPROPYL ALCOHOLDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CAMPHORUse restrictions
Data: Fair
MENTHOL
(Active Ingredient)
Multiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL
TEA TREE (MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA) OIL
Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS) EXTRACT (CERTIFIED)
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ILEX PARAGUARIENSIS (MATE) LEAF EXTRACT
ILEX PARAGUARIENSIS LEAF EXTRACT (CERTIFIED)
None Identified
Data: Limited
CARBOMERNone Identified
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