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Johnson's Foot Soap, Packets (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Johnson's Foot Soap, Packets (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 Johnson's Foot Soap, Packets (old formulation) is 1.

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Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Miscellaneous
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Limited

Fair
SODIUM BICARBONATE
Appeared as: SODIUM BICARBONATE (BAKING SODA)

Limited
CARAMEL COLOR
Appeared as: CARAMEL

Fair

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Soap, Sodium Sesquicarbonate, Sodium Borate, Sodium Bicarbonate (Baking Soda), Caramel, Potassium Iodide, Bran, Iodoform

Directions from packaging:

Pour contents of one packet into a foot basin. Add about 2 quarts of comfortably hot water. Stir to dissolve and soak feet for 15 to 20 minutes for maximum relief.For corns and calluses: Repeat treatment as needed until corns and calluses soften. See how much better your feet feel -- refreshed and comfortable.

Warnings from packaging:

Keep out of reach of children.If you have diabetes or poor circulation, consult your doctor before using this or any other product that involves immersing the feet in hot water.

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