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Badger Deep Tissue Massage Oil, Ginger (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Badger Deep Tissue Massage Oil, Ginger (old formulation) product label collected on September 13, 2016 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 Badger Deep Tissue Massage Oil, Ginger (old formulation) is 2.

Data last updated: September 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA (ROSEHIP) CO2 EXTRACT

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

Fair
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Appeared as: RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited
ARNICA MONTANA (ARNICA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARNICA MONTANA (ARNICA) CO2 EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE) OIL

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) OIL

Limited

Limited
ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) CO2 EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited
HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEA BUCKTHORN) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEABUCKTHORN) CO2 EXTRACT

Limited
CALEDULA OFFICINALIS EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (CALENDULA) CO2 EXTRACT

Limited
ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) OIL
Appeared as: ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) ESSENTIAL OIL

Limited
ELETTARIA CARDAMOMUM (CARDAMOM) OIL
Appeared as: ELETTARIA CARDAMOMUM (CARDAMOM) ESSENTIAL OIL

Limited
CYMBOPOGON (LEMON GRASS) OIL
Appeared as: CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS (LEMONGRASS) ESSENTIAL OIL

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) ESSENTIAL OIL

None
THYMUS MASTICHINA OIL
Appeared as: THYMUS MASTICHINA (WILD MARJORAM) ESSENTIAL OIL

Limited
SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) OIL
Appeared as: SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) ESSENTIAL OIL.

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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PETA Cruelty-free Companies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

*Olea Europaea (Extra Virgin Olive) Oil; *Ricinus Communis (Castor) Oil; *Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Oil; *Capsicum Frutescens (Cayenne) Extract; CO2 Extracts of *Zingiber Officinale (Ginger); Arnica Montana (Arnica); *Rosa Canina (Rosehip); *Hippophae Rhamnoides (Seabuckthorn) and *Calendula Officinalis (Calendula); and Essential Oils of *Zingiber Officinale (Ginger); *Elettaria Cardamomum (Cardamom); *Cymbopogon Schoenanthus (Lemongrass); *Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary); *Thymus Mastichina (Wild Marjoram); and *Salvia Officinalis (Sage). * = Certified organic

Directions from packaging:

Massage away stress and tension while moisturizing and replenishing dry skin. Can be used almost anywhere on the body to warm and loosen tense muscles, or as the perfect accompaniment to a deep tissue massage.

Warnings from packaging:

N/A

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