EWG scientists reviewed CVS Clinical Strength Anti-Perspirant & Deodorant Light, Fresh Scent 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 CVS Clinical Strength Anti-Perspirant & Deodorant Light, Fresh Scent is 5.
|FRAGRANCE||Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|ALUMINUM ZIRCONIUM TETRACHLOROHYDREX GLYCINE COMPLEX, ANHYDROUS|
ALUMINUM ZIRCONIUM TRICHLOROHYDREX GLY (20%) (ANHYDROUS)
|CYCLOPENTASILOXANE||Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation|
|TALC||Contamination concerns (ASBESTIFORM FIBERS), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions|
|DIMETHICONE||Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions|
|DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER||None Identified|
|HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL||Data gaps|
|POLYETHYLENE||Data gaps, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)|
About the ratings
EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government.
The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any. Learn more
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