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Inlight Organic Skincare Joint Easy - rosemary, ginger & frankincense balm (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Inlight Organic Skincare Joint Easy - rosemary, ginger & frankincense balm (2016 formulation) product label collected on November 27, 2016 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 Inlight Organic Skincare Joint Easy - rosemary, ginger & frankincense balm (2016 formulation) is 2.

Data last updated: November 2016

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 LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
CINNAMOMUM ZEYLANICUM BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: CINNAMONUM ZEYLANICUM (CINNAMON EXTRACT)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Appeared as: RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR OIL)

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA ALBA (BEESWAX)

Fair

Fair

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY EXTRACT)

None

Limited
ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER EXTRACT)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited
GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LIQUORICE EXTRACT)

Fair

• Cancer (low)

Limited

Limited

Limited
THYMUS VULGARIS (COMMON THYME) EXTRACT
Appeared as: THYMUS VULGARIS (THYME EXTRACT)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
BOSWELLIA CARTERI (FRANKINCENSE)
Appeared as: BOSWELLIA SPP (FRANKINCENSE OIL)

Limited

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

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

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:

Olea europaea (olive oil) Organic, Cera alba (beeswax) Organic, Helianthus annuus (sunflower oil) Organic, Ricinus communis (castor oil) Organic, Cocos nucifera (coconut oil) Organic, Rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary extract) Organic, Spiraea ulmaria (meadowsweet extract) Organic, Zingiber officinale (ginger extract) Organic, Glycyrrhiza glabra (liquorice extract) Organic, Hypericum perforatum (St. John’s wort extract) Organic, Rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary oil) Organic, Oenothera biennis (evening primrose oil) Organic, Thymus vulgaris (thyme extract) Organic, Boswellia spp (frankincense oil) Organic, Zingiber officinale (ginger oil) Organic, Cinnamonum zeylanicum (cinnamon extract) Organic, Curcuma longa (turmeric extract) Organic, Lavandula angustifolia (lavender oil) Organic, Limonene*, linalool*, citral*, geraniol* *Natural constituent of essential oils.

Directions from packaging:

Quickly absorbed into the skin, Joint-Easy Balm offers pure, natural recovery for over-exertion and weariness of muscles and joints. Pierce tube seal by reversing the cap and squeeze gently. Apply and gently massage onto the appropriate area when needed.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Store below 26 degree C. Suitable for Vegetarians. Homeopathically friendly.

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