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Moor Spa Joint Balm (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Moor Spa Joint Balm (old formulation) product label collected on December 12, 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 Moor Spa Joint Balm (old formulation) is 2.

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Data last updated: December 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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA

Limited
DIMETHYL SULFONE
Appeared as: DIMETHYL SULFONE (MSM)

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL

Limited

Fair

Fair

None

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDES

Fair

Limited

Limited
HARPAGOPHYTUM PROCUMBENS (DEVIL'S CLAW) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HARPAGOPHYTUM PROCUMBENS (DEVIL’S CLAW) ROOT EXTRACT

None

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited
JUNIPERUS VIRGINIANA (VIRGINIA RED CEDAR) WOOD EXTRACT
Appeared as: JUNIPERUS VIRGINIANA (CEDAR) WOOD OIL

• Use restrictions (low)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua, Dimethyl Sulfone (MSM), Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Stearic Acid, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Heilmoor Clay, Cetyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate, Glyceryl Stearate, Cetyl Palmitate, Cetearyl Olivate, Sorbitan Olivate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Glucoside, Caprylic/Capric Triglycerides, Arginine, Hydroxypropyl Starch Phosphate, Harpagophytum Procumbens (Devil’s Claw) Root Extract, Sodium Hydroxymethylglycinate, Glyceryl Undecylenate, Glyceryl Caprylate, Melaleuca Alternifolia (TeaTree) Leaf Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Juniperus Virginiana (Cedar) Wood Oil

Directions from packaging:

Gently massage into desired area. Use several times daily.

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