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Green Tidings Natural Deodorant, Floral Spice

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Green Tidings Natural Deodorant, Floral Spice product label collected on May 06, 2019 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 Green Tidings Natural Deodorant, Floral Spice is 2.

Data last updated: May 2019

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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: PETITGRAIN ESSENTIAL OIL

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

Limited

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

Limited
TAPIOCA
Appeared as: MANIHOT ESCULENTA STARCH (TAPIOCA)

Fair

Fair
SODIUM BICARBONATE
Appeared as: SODIUM BICARBONATE (BAKING SODA)

Limited
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX
Appeared as: WILDCRAFTED EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: FAIR TRADE BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited
PELARGONIUM CAPITATUM (GERANIUM) OIL
Appeared as: GERANIUM ESSENTIAL OIL

Limited
MIMOSA TENUIFLORA (MIMOSA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: MIMOSA ESSENTIAL OIL

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Leaping Bunny

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Manihot Esculenta (Tapioca) Starch, Organic Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Sodium Bicarbonate (Baking Soda), Wildcrafted Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla Wax), Fair Trade Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Magnesium Chloride, Ylang Ylang Essential Oil, Petitgrain Essential Oil, Geranium Essential Oil, Mimosa Essential Oil

Directions from packaging:

Apply 2-3 light swipes under arms daily as needed for body odor. To avoid irriataion, wait a few hours after shaving before applying. Apply a very small amount under arms before use to check for any skin irrirations. Do not apply to broken skin. Discontinue use if irritation occurs. Store in a cool, dark area with the cap kept on when not in use. Use within 2 years of date on bottom.

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