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Moor Spa Joint Balm (2015 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Moor Spa Joint Balm (2015 formulation) product label collected on March 30, 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 Moor Spa Joint Balm (2015 formulation) is 3.

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Data last updated: March 2015

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
Contamination concerns (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA

Limited
DIMETHYL SULFONE
Appeared as: DIMETHYL SULFONE (MSM)

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL

Fair

Fair

None

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

Fair

Limited

None

Fair

Limited
HARPAGOPHYTUM PROCUMBENS (DEVIL'S CLAW) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HARPAGOPHYTUM PROCUMBENS (DEVIL'S CLAW) ROOT EXTRACT

Limited
JUNIPERUS VIRGINIANA (VIRGINIA RED CEDAR) WOOD EXTRACT
Appeared as: JUNIPERUS VIRGINIANA (CEDAR) WOOD OIL

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
PERILLA OCYMOIDES (BEEFSTEAK PLANT) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: PERILLA OCYMOIDES LEAF EXTRACT

Limited
ACORUS CALAMUS (SWEET FLAG) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ACORUS CALAMUS ROOT EXTRACT

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua, Dimethyl Sulfone (MSM), Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Stearic Acid, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Heilmoor Clay, Glycerin, Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate, Cetyl Alcohol, Lauryl Lactate, Glyceryl Stearate, Cetyl Palmitate, Cetearyl Olivate, Sorbitan Olivate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Glucoside, Arginine, Natamycin, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Seed Extract, Sodium Magnesium Silicate, Xanthan Gum, Harpagophytum Procumbens (Devil's Claw) Root Extract, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Juniperus Virginiana (Cedar) Wood Oil, Acacia Senegal Gum, Perilla Ocymoides Leaf Extract, Acorus Calamus Root Extract

Directions from packaging:

Gently massage into desired area. At home - use several times daily

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