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butter LONDON Stiletto Stick Hydrating Heel Balm (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the butter LONDON Stiletto Stick Hydrating Heel Balm (old formulation) product label collected on July 23, 2013 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 butter LONDON Stiletto Stick Hydrating Heel Balm (old formulation) is 5.

Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair
METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONE
Appeared as: METHYLISOPTIAZOLINONE

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Good

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
HYDROLYZED GLYCINE SOJA (SOY) PROTEIN
Appeared as: HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Isopropyl Myristate, Talc, Polyethylene, Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Glycerin, Ceteraryl Alcohol, HDI/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Fragrance, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Less than 1% of:, Dimethicone, Polyglyceryl-2 Dipolyhydroxystearate, Phenoxyethanol

Directions from packaging:

Roll over hard skin areas as often as needed. It's the easiest way to heal your heels. Dry, cracked areas will fade away, leaving a silky finish. The instant relief will become permanent with continued use.

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