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MamaSuds Vapor Rub (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the MamaSuds Vapor Rub (old formulation) product label collected on June 04, 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 MamaSuds Vapor Rub (old formulation) is 1.

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Data last updated: June 2015

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Use restrictions
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL
Appeared as: PEPPERMINT ESSENTIAL OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
PINUS SYLVESTRIS (SCOT'S PINE) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: SCOTCH PINE ESSENTIAL OIL.

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: GRAPESEED OIL

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: COCONUT OIL

Limited

Limited
EUCALYPTUS RADIATA (EUCALYPTUS) OIL
Appeared as: EUCALYPTUS RADIATA ESSENTIAL OIL

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

grapeseed oil, organic coconut oil, organic beeswax pastilles, and essential oils of eucalyptus radiata, organic peppermint (optional), and scotch pine.

Directions from packaging:

Apply on neck, chest, back and feet.

Warnings from packaging:

Do not use on damaged or broken skin. Keep out of eyes (rinse with water), For external use only. Discontinue use if irritation or rash persists. Keep out of reach of children.

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