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eb5 Foot Care Formula (2014 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the eb5 Foot Care Formula (2014 formulation) product label collected on August 14, 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 eb5 Foot Care Formula (2014 formulation) is 8.

Data last updated: August 2014

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL PALMITATE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

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

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited
IMIDAZOLIDINYL UREA
Appeared as: IMODAZOLIDINYL UREA

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)

Good
LIMONENE
Appeared as: LIMONEN

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair
VITAMIN D3
Appeared as: CHLECALCIFEROL

• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Good
TRIETHANOLAMINE
Appeared as: TRIETHANOLOMINE

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

Fair
PROPYLENE GLYCOL
Appeared as: PROPLYENE GLYCOL

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair
FD&C YELLOW 5
Appeared as: YELLOW 5

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

Fair
FD&C BLUE 1
Appeared as: BLUE 1

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

Fair
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS (EUCALYPTUS) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: EUCALYPTUS GLOBIUS LEAF OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINESIS EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS FRUIT EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Limited

Good
MINERAL OIL
Appeared as: MINERAL OIL (PARAFUM LIQUIDUM)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
PARAFFIN
Appeared as: PARAFIN

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
SOLUBLE COLLAGEN
Appeared as: SOUBLE COLLAGEN

Limited
GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE) ROOT
Appeared as: DIPOTASSIUM GLYCRRHIZATE

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: SUNFLOWER SEED OIL

Limited
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA LEAF OIL

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

Limited
SACCHARUM OFFICINARUM (SUGAR CANE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SACCHARUM OFFICINARUM EXTRACT

Limited
CENTAUREA CYANUS (CORNFLOWER) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CENTAUREA CYANUS FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited
JASMINUM OFFICINALE (JASMINE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: JASMIMUM OFFICANLE FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited
LILIUM CANDIDUM (MADONNA LILY) BULB EXTRACT
Appeared as: LILIUM CANDIDUM BULB EXTRACT

Limited
OCIMUM BASILICUM (SWEET BASIL) EXTRACT
Appeared as: OCIMUM BASILICUM FLOWER/LEAF EXTRACT

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SALIVA (SAGE) EXTRACT

Limited
SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE (COMFREY)
Appeared as: SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE LEAF EXTRACT

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
PYRUS MALUS (APPLE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PYRUS MOLUS FRUIT EXTRACT

None
LEMON EKISU
Appeared as: CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM FRUIT EXTRACT

Fair
CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS SEEDOIL

Limited
SANTALUM ALBUM (SANDALWOOD) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SANTOLUM ALBUM EXTRACT

Fair
CARBOMER
Appeared as: CARBOMEX

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

water (aqua) proplyene glycol, mineral oil (parafum liquidum), parafin, stearic acid, glyceryl stearate, cetyl alcohol, peg-100 stearate, tocopheryl acetate, avena sativa (oat) kernel flour, menthol, eucalyptus globius leaf oil, allantoin, panthenol, potassium sorbate, souble collagen, retinyl palmitate, chlecalciferol, dipotassium glycrrhizate, sunflower seed oil, melaleuca alternifolia leaf oil, saccharum officinarum extract, centaurea cyanus flower extract, jasmimum officanle flower extract, lilium candidum bulb extract, ocimum basilicum flower/leaf extract, saliva (sage) extract, symphytum officinale leaf extract, camellia sinesis extract, pyrus molus fruit extract, citrus aurantium dulcis fruit extract, citrus medica limonum fruit extract, carthamus tinctorius seedoil, santolum album extract, triethanolomine, carbomex, imodazolidinyl urea, methylparaben, propylparaben, fragrance, limonen, yellow 5, blue 1

Directions from packaging:

Massage generously into feet moring and night, after showering and before bed. Discontinue use if irritation occurs.

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