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Thera Wise VpR Vaporizing Rub

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Thera Wise VpR Vaporizing Rub product label collected on May 15, 2017 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 Thera Wise VpR Vaporizing Rub is 2.

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Data last updated: May 2017

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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL
Appeared as: PEPPERMINT LEAF (MENTHA PIPERITA) OIL

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

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

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

Fair
PINUS SYLVESTRIS (SCOT'S PINE) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: PINE NEEDLE (PINUS SYLVESTRIS) OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) OIL
Appeared as: BITTER ORANGE OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS (EUCALYPTUS) OIL
Appeared as: EUCALYPTUS LEAF (EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS) OIL

Limited
CINNAMOMUM CAMPHORA (CAMPHOR) OIL
Appeared as: CAMPHOR BARK (CINNAMONUM CAMPHORA) OIL

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

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOA KERNEL OIL

None

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

None

Limited
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL UNSAPONIFIABLES
Appeared as: OLIE OIL UNSAPONIFLABLES

None
ROSE HIPS SEED OIL
Appeared as: ROSE HIP SEED OIL

None

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Eucalyptus Leaf (Eucalyptus globulus) Oil 8.5%*, Peppermint Leaf (Mentha piperita) Oil 7%, Camphor Bark (Cinnamonum camphora) Oil 4.8%, Castor Seed Oil, Sunflower Seed Oil, Pine Needle (Pinus sylvestris) Oil*, Argania Spinoa Kernel Oil, Olive Squalane, Olive Fruit Oil, Hydrogenated Olive Oil, Olie Oil Unsaponiflables, Rose Hip Seed Oil*, Rhus Verniciflua Peel Wax, Thyme Oil, Bitter Orange Oil *Certified Organic

Directions from packaging:

Effective relief of cold symptoms

Warnings from packaging:

For extrenal use only. Avoid contract with eyes, wounds or damaged skin. Wash hands thoroughly after application. Consult a qualified health care practitioner if you are pregnant or breast feeding. Keep ot of reach of children.

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