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Lavanila Laboratories The Healthy Deodorant, Pure Vanilla (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Lavanila Laboratories The Healthy Deodorant, Pure Vanilla (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 Lavanila Laboratories The Healthy Deodorant, Pure Vanilla (old formulation) is 4.

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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Use restrictions
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: BOTANICAL FRAGRANCE

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

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

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

Robust

Fair
PROPANEDIOL
Appeared as: PROPANEDIOL (CORN DERIVED GLYCOL)

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

Limited

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

Good
CHONDRUS CRISPUS (CARRAGEENAN)
Appeared as: CARRAGEENAN (RED SEAWEED)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

Fair

None

None

Limited

Limited

Limited
USNEA BARBATA (BEARD MOSS)
Appeared as: USNEA BARBATA (LICHEN) EXTRACT

Limited
VALERIANA WALLICHII ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: VALERIAN (VALERIANA OFFICINALIS) ROOT EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

Limited
LYCIUM BARBARUM (MATRIMONY VINE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: LYCIUM BARBARUM FRUIT EXTRACT

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice (Aloe Vera), Water (Aqua), Propanediol (Corn derived Glycol), Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Sodium Stearate, Silica, Carrageenan (Red Seaweed), Stearyl Behenate, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Oil, Inulin, Saccharomyces Ferment, Alpha Glucan Oligosaccharide, Yeast Beta Glucan, Lonicera Caprifolium (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract, Usnea Barbata (Lichen) Extract, Valerian (Valeriana Officinalis) Root Extract, Hydrastis Canadensis (Goldenseal) Extract, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Extract, Lycium Barbarum Fruit Extract, Botanical Fragrance

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