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Dial Antibacterial Deodorant Bar Soap Bars, Tropical Escape (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Dial Antibacterial Deodorant Bar Soap Bars, Tropical Escape (old formulation) product label collected on July 23, 2013 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 Dial Antibacterial Deodorant Bar Soap Bars, Tropical Escape (old formulation) is 4.

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Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ASBESTIFORM FIBERS)

Fair

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

Fair
ACID YELLOW 3
Appeared as: YELLOW 10

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

None

None

None

Robust

Limited
COCONUT FATTY ACID
Appeared as: COCONUT ACID

None

Limited
TALLOW FATTY ACID
Appeared as: TALLOW ACID

None

Fair

Robust

Limited
PENTASODIUM DTPA
Appeared as: PENTASODIUM PENTETATE

Good

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

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:

Sodium Cocoate, Sodium Palm Kernelate, Sodium Palmate, Sodium Tallowate, Water, Talc, Coconut Acid, Palm Acid, Tallow Acid, Palm Kernel Acid, PEG 6 Methyl Ether, Fragrance, Glycerin, Sorbitol, Sodium Chloride, Pentasodium Pentetate, Tetrasodium Etidronate, Titanium Dioxide, Yellow 10, Red 40

Directions from packaging:

We bar with water. Lather vigorously and wash skin. Rinse and dry thoroughly.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. When using this product avoid contact with eyes. In case of eye contact, flush with water. Stop use and ask a doctor if irritation and redness develops.

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