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Badger Sore Muscle Rub, Cooling Blend

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Badger Sore Muscle Rub, Cooling Blend product label collected on January 18, 2019 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 Badger Sore Muscle Rub, Cooling Blend is 2.

Data last updated: January 2019

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
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL
Appeared as: MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) LEAF OIL

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA ALBA (BEESWAX)

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None
EUCALYPTUS STAIGERIANA (EUCALYPTUS) ESSENTIAL OIL
Appeared as: EUCALYPTUS STAIGERIANA (EUCALYPTUS) LEAF OIL

Limited
CAJEPUT OIL
Appeared as: MELALEUCA CAJAPUTI (CAJEPUT) LEAF OIL

Limited
CINNAMOMUM CAMPHORA (CAMPHOR) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CINNAMOMUM CAMPHORA (RAVINTSARA) LEAF OIL

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

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

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:

*(1)Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, *Cera Alba (Beeswax), *Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, *Menthol, *Eugenia Caryophyllus (Clove) Bud Oil, *Eucalyptus Globulus (Eucalyptus) Leaf Oil, *Eucalyptus Staigeriana (Eucalyptus) Leaf Oil, *Melaleuca Cajaputi (Cajeput) Leaf Oil, *Cinnamomum Camphora (Ravintsara) Leaf Oil, *Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Leaf Oil, and *Melaleuca Cajaputi (Cajeput) Leaf Oil. *=Certified Organic, (1)=Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Directions from packaging:

n/a

Warnings from packaging:

Caution: May irritate some skin types. Test on small area of skin before full use. To remove, use baking soda and cold water.

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