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Earth Therapeutics Foot Heel Repair Tea Tree Oil, Refreshing Mint

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Earth Therapeutics Foot Heel Repair Tea Tree Oil, Refreshing Mint product label collected on August 28, 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 Heel Repair Tea Tree Oil, Refreshing Mint is 5.

Data last updated: August 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
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: PARFUM

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

Limited

• 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)

Limited

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

Limited

• 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)

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Good

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good
CITRIC ACID
Appeared as: CITRIC ACID (ALPHA HYDROXY ACID)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Fair
STEARIC ACID
Appeared as: STEARIC ACID (VEGETABLE)

Fair
PALMITIC ACID
Appeared as: PALMITIC ACID (VEGETABLE)

Fair
LAURIC ACID
Appeared as: LAURIC ACID (FROM COCONUT) OIL

Fair
MYRISTIC ACID
Appeared as: MYRISTIC ACID (VEGETABLE)

Limited
ARACHIDIC ACID
Appeared as: ARACHIDIC ACID (VEGETABLE)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

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

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Limited

None

Limited

Limited

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

None

Fair

Limited

Limited

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

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:

: WATER (AQUA), GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE), STEARIC ACID (VEGETABLE), PALMITIC ACID (VEGETABLE), LAURIC ACID (FROM COCONUT OIL), MYRISTIC ACID (VEGETABLE), ARACHIDIC ACID (VEGETABLE), GLYCERYL STEARATE, MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL*, MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL**, CITRIC ACID (ALPHA HYDROXY ACID), OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL*, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL*, THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER*, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)*, ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT*, MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) FRUIT EXTRACT*, CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) FRUIT EXTRACT*, CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT*, LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) FLOWER/LEAF/STEM EXTRACT*, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E), ILLICIUM VERUM (ANISE) FRUIT EXTRACT**, CYCLOPENTASILOXANE, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, CETYL ETHYLHEXANOATE, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, POLYSORBATE 60, UREA, POLYACRYLATE-13, POLYISOBUTENE, PEG-100 STEARATE, DIMETHICONE, BETAINE, POLYSORBATE 20, SORBITAN ISOSTEARATE, CARBOMER, TROMETHAMINE, CHLORPHENESIN, PHENOXYETHANOL,1,2-HEXANEDIOL, PROPANEDIOL, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, PARFUM, DISODIUM EDTA

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