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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
September 2013

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Certain Dri Microsponge Foot Powder

EWG scientists reviewed Certain Dri Microsponge Foot Powder 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 Certain Dri Microsponge Foot Powder is 6.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
BHAEcotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
TRICLOSANEcotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (CHLOROFORM, DIOXINS), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
BHTCancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
TRIETHANOLAMINEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
LACTIC ACIDCancer, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CHLORHEXIDINE DIGLUCONATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PEG-8Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
TALCContamination concerns (ASBESTIFORM FIBERS), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
DIMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
MENTHOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
ZINC RICINOLEATEData gaps, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
METHYL METHACRYLATE/ GLYCOL DIMETHACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
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