Dr Teals Lavender Epsom Salt Relax (old formulation)
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EWG scientists reviewed the Dr Teals Lavender Epsom Salt Relax (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 Dr Teals Lavender Epsom Salt Relax (old formulation) is 2.
Data last updated: July 2013
Cancer: Ingredients linked to cancer in government, industry or academic studies or assessments.
Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity
Developmental and reproductive toxicity: Ingredients linked to developmental and reproductive toxicity, a broad class of health effects that range from infertility and reproductive organ cancers to birth defects and developmental delays in children.
Allergies & Immunotoxicity
Allergies and immunotoxicity: Ingredients linked to harm to the immune system, a class of health problems that manifest as allergic reactions or an impaired capacity to fight disease and repair damaged tissue in the body.
Use restrictions: Ingredients restricted or prohibited for use in cosmetics, according to industry safety guidelines, government requirements or guidance from the U.S., EU, Japan or Canada.
Other Ingredient Concerns
- Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
- Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
- Enhanced skin absorption
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Product's Label Information
Ingredients from packaging:
Magnesium Sulfate (Epsom Salt), Fragrance (Parfum).
Directions from packaging:
Pour in 2 cupfuls of Epsom Salt Soaking Solution under warm, running water to transform an ordinary bath into a gentle, moisturing spa. Soak for 20 minutes.
Warnings from packaging:
Caution: Hot or warm soaks should not be used by individuals with diabetes, except on advice of physician. Warning: For external use only. Do not ingest. Use only as directed. Keep utof reach of children. If irritation occurs, discontinue use. Consult a physician if irritation persisits.
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