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Healing-Scents Foot Powder, Ylang Ylang

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Healing-Scents Foot Powder, Ylang Ylang product label collected on August 12, 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 Healing-Scents Foot Powder, Ylang Ylang is 2.

Data last updated: August 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
CANANGA ODORATA (YLANG YLANG) OIL
Appeared as: YLANG YLANG ESSENTIAL OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
SANTALUM ALBUM (SANDALWOOD) OIL
Appeared as: SANDALWOOD ESSENTIAL OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM (BLOOD ORANGE) OIL
Appeared as: NEROLI ESSENTIAL OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
SODIUM BICARBONATE
Appeared as: BAKING SODA

None
MARANTA ARUNDINACEA (ARROWROOT)
Appeared as: ARROWROOT

Fair
KAOLIN
Appeared as: KAOLIN CLAY

None
LAVANDULA OFFICINALIS (LAVENDER) OIL
Appeared as: LAVENDER ESSENTIAL OIL

Limited
POGOSTEMON CABLIN (PATCHOULI) OIL
Appeared as: PATCHOULI ESSENTIAL OIL

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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PETA Cruelty-free Companies

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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:

baking soda, arrowroot, kaolin clay, ylang ylang essential oil, lavender essential oil, patchouli essential oil, sandalwood essential oil, neroli essential oil.

Directions from packaging:

For best results massage an oil into feet, then apply powder. Smoothing gently especially between toes and on the bottom of the foot. Can also be used in footwear to stop odor.

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