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Earth Therapeutics Foot Scrub

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Earth Therapeutics Foot Scrub product label collected on July 03, 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 Earth Therapeutics Foot Scrub is 3.

Data last updated: July 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)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: TEA TREE [MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA] LEAF OIL* (MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA)

• 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)

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, and NITROSAMINES)

Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL
Appeared as: PEPPERMINT [MENTHA PIPERITA] OIL* (MENTHA PIPERITA)

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

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS [ORANGE] FRUIT EXTRACT* (ORANGE)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE [VITAMIN E] (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN [VEGETABLE] (VEGETABLE)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ANTHEMIS NOBILIS [CHAMOMILE] EXTRACT* (CHAMOMILE)

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA FLOWER EXTRACT* (MATRICARIA)

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

Limited

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

Good
CITRIC ACID
Appeared as: CITRIC ACID [ALPHA-HYDROXY FRUIT ACID] (ALPHA-HYDROXY FRUIT ACID)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

Limited

None

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

None

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited
ACTIVATED CHARCOAL
Appeared as: CHARCOAL POWDER [MEDICINAL BAMBOO] (MEDICINAL BAMBOO)

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS [ORANGE] FLOWER EXTRACT* (ORANGE)

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE*

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII [SHEA] BUTTER* (SHEA)

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: MANGIFERA INDICA [MANGO] SEED BUTTER* (MANGO)

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS [SUNFLOWER] SEED OIL* (SUNFLOWER)

Limited

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Fair

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.

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:

WATER/AQUA/EAU, JUGLANS REGIA [PERSIAN WALNUT] SHELL POWDER, SODIUM COCO-SULFATE, HYDROGENATED JOJOBA OIL, COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE, PUMICE, ACRYLATES/ C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER, LAURAMIDE DIPA, CHARCOAL POWDER [MEDICINAL BAMBOO], TEA TREE [MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA] LEAF OIL*, PEPPERMINT [MENTHA PIPERITA] OIL*, CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS [ORANGE] FLOWER EXTRACT*, PROPANEDIOL, SODIUM HYDROXIDE, GLYCERIN, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, PRUNUS ARMENIACA [APRICOT] SEED POWDER, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE*, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII [SHEA] BUTTER*, MANGIFERA INDICA [MANGO] SEED BUTTER*, GLYCERIN [VEGETABLE], HELIANTHUS ANNUUS [SUNFLOWER] SEED OIL*, CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS [ORANGE] FRUIT EXTRACT*, ANTHEMIS NOBILIS [CHAMOMILE] EXTRACT*, LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA [LAVENDER] EXTRACT*, CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT*, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE [VITAMIN E], MENTHOL, METHYL SALICYLATE, PHENOXYETHANOL, SODIUM HYALURONATE, POTASSIUM BENZOATE, POTASSIUM SORBATE, CITRIC ACID [ALPHA-HYDROXY FRUIT ACID]

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