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Nubian Heritage Deodorant, Indian Hemp & Haitian Vetiver

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Nubian Heritage Deodorant, Indian Hemp & Haitian Vetiver product label collected on October 10, 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 Nubian Heritage Deodorant, Indian Hemp & Haitian Vetiver is 3.

Data last updated: October 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)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Contamination concerns (BENZETHONIUM CHLORIDE, METHYLPARABEN, and TRICLOSAN)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CANNABIS SATIVA (HEMP) SEED OIL
Appeared as: HEMP SEED OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Robust

Limited

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair
ZEA MAYS (CORN) STARCH
Appeared as: ZEA MAYS STARCH (CORN)

Limited

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER) FRUIT
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA)~ BUTTER

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

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

Fair

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

PROPANEDIOL, GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE), WATER, SODIUM STEARATE, SILICA, ZEA MAYS (CORN) STARCH, ZINC RICINOLEATE, FRAGRANCE), BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)*~, HEMP SEED OIL, CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) SEED EXTRACT, SACCHAROMYCES FERMENT, POLYGLYCERYL-3 CAPRATE, SUCROSE COCOATE, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, ALLANTOIN, NEEM (MELIA AZADIRACHTA) SEED OIL.

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