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Product score: 01

Data Availability:

Limited

Badger Sore Muscle Rub (old formulation)

Badger Sore Muscle Rub (old formulation)

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CATEGORY

Muscle/Joint Soreness

BRAND

Badger

DATA LAST UPDATED

September 2016

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • LOW
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • MODERATE
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • LOW
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient scores

Ingredients are scored based on their formulation and concentration in this product. Click on an ingredient for more information.

Ingredient score: 02
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Appeared as: RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, masking, moisturising, skin conditioning, smoothing, solvent
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE) OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, perfuming
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Ingredient score: 01
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA ALBA (BEESWAX)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) binder, emulsion stabilizer, epilating agent, fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent -miscellaneous, surfactant - emulsifying agent, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, emollient, emulsifying, film forming, perfuming
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Ingredient score: 01
CAPSICUM FRUTESCENS (CAYENNE) EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER)
Appeared as: ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) (ESSENTIAL OILS)
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
ELETTARIA CARDAMOMUM (CARDAMOM)
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS (LEMONGRASS)
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, deodorant agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous
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Ingredient score: 01
THYMUS MASTICHINA (MARJORAM) OIL
Appeared as: THYMUS MASTICHINA (WILD MARJORAM)
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE)
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) EXTRACT (CO2 EXTRACTS)
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
ROSA CANINA FRUIT
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA (ROSEHIP) (CO2 EXTRACTS)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) cosmetic astringent, astringent
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredients from packaging:

Olea Europaea (Extra Virgin Olive) Oil (Organic), Ricinus Communis (Castor) Oil (Organic), Cera Alba (Beeswax) (Organic), Capsicum Frutescens (Cayenne) Extract, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) (Organic Essential Oils), Elettaria Cardamomum (Cardamom (Organic), Cymbopogon Schoenanthus (Lemongrass) (Organic), Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) (Organic), Thymus Mastichina (Wild Marjoram) (Organic), Salvia Officinalis (Sage) (Organic), Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Extract (Organic Co2 extracts), Rosa Canina (Rosehip) (Organic Co2 extracts)

Directions from packaging:

Apply directly to skin on shoulders, knees, elbows, back, or anywhere you're sore. Use to soothe the everyday aches & pains from exercise and hard work.

Warnings from packaging:

Keep out of eyes and open wounds.

Product's animal testing policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.


PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

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Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

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Understanding scores

Cosmetics and personal care products are not required to be tested for safety before being allowed on the market. The Skin Deep® scoring system was designed to help the public understand whether a product is safe to use or whether it contains ingredients of concern.

Every product and ingredient in Skin Deep gets a two-part score – one for hazard and one for data availability. The safest products score well by both measures, with a low hazard rating and a fair or better data availability rating.

HOW WE DETERMINE SCORES

Hazard score

The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED™ mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

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Data availability

The Skin Deep data availability rating reflects the number of scientific studies about the product or ingredient in the published scientific literature.

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