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Healing-Scents Traditional Deodorant Powder (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Healing-Scents Traditional Deodorant Powder (2016 formulation) product label collected on May 10, 2016 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 Healing-Scents Traditional Deodorant Powder (2016 formulation) is 1.

Data last updated: May 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
ZEA MAYS (CORN) STARCH
Appeared as: CORNSTARCH

None
MARANTA ARUNDINACEA (ARROWROOT)
Appeared as: ARROWROOT

Fair
KAOLIN
Appeared as: KAOLIN CLAY

Fair
SODIUM BICARBONATE
Appeared as: BAKING SODA

Limited
SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) OIL
Appeared as: SAGE ESSENTIAL OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (ROSE GERANIUM) OIL
Appeared as: ROSE GERANIUM ESSENTIAL OIL

Limited
SPRUCE OIL
Appeared as: SPRUCE ESSENTIAL OIL

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Appeared as: LAVENDER ESSENTIAL OIL

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

Limited
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: TEA TREE ESSENTIAL OIL

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

Limited
MELIA AZADIRACHTA (NEEM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: NEEM SEED OIL.

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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PETA Cruelty-free Companies

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Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

cornstarch; arrowroot; kaolin clay, baking soda; sage essential oil; rose geranium essential oil; spruce essential oil; lavender essential oil; tea tree essential oil; neem seed oil.

Directions from packaging:

Shake small amount on fingers. Smooth on skin.

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