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Real Purity Roll-On Natural Deodorant (2015 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Real Purity Roll-On Natural Deodorant (2015 formulation) product label collected on March 30, 2015 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 Real Purity Roll-On Natural Deodorant (2015 formulation) is 2.

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Data last updated: March 2015

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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (ROSE GERANIUM) OIL
Appeared as: PELARGONIUM ROSEUM ASPERUM (GERANIUM) ESSENTIAL OIL

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: KOSHER VEGETABLE GLYCERIN (PALM)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
POTASSIUM SORBATE
Appeared as: POTASSIUM SORBATE (POTASSIUM)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED AQUA (WATER)

Limited

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

Limited
GALIUM APARINE (CLEAVERS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CLEAVERS EXTRACT

Limited

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: MIXED TOCOPHEROLS (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) OIL

Limited

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

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) OIL

Limited
SALVIA LAVANDULIFOLIA (SPANISH SAGE) OIL
Appeared as: SALVIA LAVANDULAEFOLIA (SAGE) ESSENTIAL OIL

Limited
ANIBA ROSAEODORA (ROSEWOOD) OIL
Appeared as: ANIBA PARVIFLORA (ROSEWOOD) ESSENTIAL OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL)

Limited
PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: PRUNUS ARMENIACAE (APRICOT) KERNEL OIL

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Purified Aqua (Water), Kosher Vegetable Glycerin (Palm), Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice, Cleavers Extract, Magnesium Stearate, Potassium Sorbate (Potassium), Mixed Tocopherols (Vitamin E), Citrus Paradisi (Grapefruit) Oil, Santalum Album (Sandalwood) Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary) Oil, Pelargonium Roseum Asperum (Geranium) Essential Oil, Salvia Lavandulaefolia (Sage) Essential Oil, Aniba Parviflora (Rosewood) Essential Oil, Olea Europaea (Extra Virgin Olive Oil), Prunus Armeniacae (Apricot) Kernel Oil

Directions from packaging:

Roll onto clean dry underarm

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