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EO Deodorant Cream, Citrus Sage (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the EO Deodorant Cream, Citrus Sage (old formulation) product label collected on August 09, 2018 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 EO Deodorant Cream, Citrus Sage (old formulation) is 3.

Data last updated: August 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

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)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited
LIPPIA CITRIODORA FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: LIPPIA CITRIDORIA FLOWER] EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)

None

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER

Fair

Limited

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited
BOSWELLIA CARTERI (FRANKINCENSE) OIL
Appeared as: BOSWELLIA CARTERI OIL

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None

Limited

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

None

Limited
LONICERA CAPRIFOLIUM (HONEYSUCKLE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: LONICERA JAPONICA EXTRACT

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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PETA Cruelty-free Companies

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For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

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.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Purified Water, Tapioca starch, Organic Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Sodium Bicarbonate, Polyglyceryl-6 Stearate, Polyglyceryl-6 Behenate, EO Essential Oil Blend [Juniperus Virginiana Oil, Boswellia Carteri Oil, Citrus Aurantifolia (Lime) Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Cedrus Deodara Wood Oil, Cananga Odorata Flower Oil, Salvia Sclarea (Clary Sage) Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Oil, Lippia Citridoria Flower Extract], Tocopherol, Lonicera Caprifolium Extract, Lonicera Japonica Extract, Sodium Hydroxide

Directions from packaging:

Remove cap, twist wheel counter-clockwise until product appears in the applicator. Apply to both underarms.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Do not apply to broken skin. Discontinue use if rash or irritation develops. Keep out of reach of children.

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