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derma e Intensive Therapy Foot Creme (2014 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the derma e Intensive Therapy Foot Creme (2014 formulation) product label collected on November 12, 2014 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 derma e Intensive Therapy Foot Creme (2014 formulation) is 3.

Data last updated: November 2014

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • 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

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

Limited
ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (COMMON YARROW) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (YARROW) EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Limited
PRUNUS PERSICA (PEACH) KERNEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: PRUNUS PERSICA (PEACH) SEED EXTRACT

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair
GINKGO BILOBA (MAIDENHAIR TREE) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: GINKGO BILOBA EXTRACT

Limited

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

Fair
CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OII

Limited
PINUS PINASTER (MARITIME PINE) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: PINUS PINASTER (PYCNOGENOL) BARK EXTRACT

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water, Glycerin, Prunus Persica (Peach) Seed Extract, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil, Menthol, Ginkgo Biloba Extract, Achillea Millefolium (Yarrow) Extract, Arnica Montana Flower Extract, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Pinus Pinaster (Pycnogenol®) Bark Extract, Glyceryl Stearate, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Glyceryl Stearate Citrate, Stearic Acid, Cetyl Alcohol, Potassium Sorbate, Methyl Salicylate, Phenoxyethanol, Gluconolactone, Sodium Benzoate

Directions from packaging:

Apply a generous amount of creme to clean feet. Thoroughly massage each foot paying special attention to problem areas and dry cracked skin. Use daily, or whenever necessary.

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