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Healing-Scents Foot Powder, Citrus (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Healing-Scents Foot Powder, Citrus (old formulation) product label collected on January 21, 2015 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 Healing-Scents Foot Powder, Citrus (old formulation) is 2.

Data last updated: January 2015

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) OIL
Appeared as: LEMON ESSENTIAL OIL

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair
CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA (LIME) OIL
Appeared as: LIME ESSENTIAL OIL

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair
SODIUM BICARBONATE
Appeared as: BAKING SODA

None
MARANTA ARUNDINACEA (ARROWROOT)
Appeared as: ARROWROOT

Fair
KAOLIN
Appeared as: KAOLIN CLAY

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: ORANGE ESSENTIAL OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
CYMBOPOGON (LEMON GRASS) OIL
Appeared as: LEMONGRASS ESSENTIAL OIL

Limited
CITRUS RETICULATA (MANDARIN) OIL
Appeared as: MANDARIN ESSENTIAL OIL

Limited
CITRUS RETICULATA BLANCO (TANGERINE) OIL
Appeared as: TANGERINE ESSENTIAL OIL

Limited
CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) OIL
Appeared as: GRAPEFRUIT ESSENTIAL OIL.

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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PETA Cruelty-free Companies

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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.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

baking soda; arrowroot; kaolin clay; orange essential oil; lemon essential oil; lemongrass essential oil; lime essential oil; mandarin essential oil; tangerine essential oil; grapefruit essential oil.

Directions from packaging:

For best results massage an oil into feet, then apply powder. Smoothing gently especially between toes and on the bottom of the foot. Can also be used in footwear to stop odor.

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