EWG scientists reviewed Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula Heel Repair 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 Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula Heel Repair is 4.
|FRAGRANCE||Allergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology|
|TOCOPHERYL ACETATE||Allergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)|
|MINERAL OIL||Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|DIMETHICONE||Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology|
|BETA CAROTENE||Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology|
|THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) EXTRACT|
THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) EXTRACT
|MENTHOL||Multiple, additive exposure sources|
|MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX (CERA MICROCRISTALLINA)||Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER|
THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER
|BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)||None Identified|
|ZEA MAYS (CORN) OIL||None Identified|
|ISOPROPYL MYRISTATE||Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)|
|MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL||Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions|
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