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PiperWai Activated Charcoal Deodorant Stick

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the PiperWai Activated Charcoal Deodorant Stick product label collected on September 17, 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 PiperWai Activated Charcoal Deodorant Stick is 3.

Data last updated: September 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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: D-ALPHA TOCOPHERYL ACETATE

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
CITRUS RETICULATA LEAF OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS RETICULATA (TANGERINE) LEAF OIL

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

Fair
TAPIOCA STARCH
Appeared as: TAPIOCA STARCH (NON GMO)

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair
SODIUM BICARBONATE
Appeared as: SODIUM BICARBONATE (ALUMINUM-FREE)

Fair

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

None

None
CITRUS AURANTIUM BERGAMIA (BERGAMOT)
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM BERGAMIA (BERGAMOT) PEEL OIL

Limited
SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY SAGE) OIL
Appeared as: SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY) OIL

Limited
CYMBOPOGON CITRATUS (LEMONGRASS) OIL
Appeared as: CYMBOPOGON CITRATUS (LEMONGRASS) LEAF OIL

Limited

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

Limited
THYMUS VULGARIS (COMMON THYME) OIL
Appeared as: THYMUS VULGARIS (THYME) OIL

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Appeared as: LAVENDULA AUGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL

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

Limited

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:

Cocos nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Tapioca Starch (Non GMO), Euphorbia cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Butyrospermum parkii (Shea) Butter, Stearyl alcohol, Sodium bicarbonate (aluminum-free), D-alpha Tocopheryl acetate, Magnesium hydroxide, Activated Charcoal, Mentha piperita (Peppermint) Oil, Eucalyptus radiata Leaf/Stem Oil, Citrus reticulata (Tangerine) Leaf Oil, Citrus aurantium bergamia (Bergamot) Peel Oil, Salvia sclarea (Clary) Oil, Cymbopogon citratus (Lemongrass) Leaf Oil, Melaleuca alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Thymus vulgaris (Thyme) Oil, Eugenia caryophyllus (Clove) Leaf Oil, Lavendula augustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil

Directions from packaging:

Apply one swipe under each arm as needed to clean, dry skin. If needed, rub any excess into underarms with hand until completely clear. Reapply after bathing or exercise.

Warnings from packaging:

Caution: If you have a known allergy or experience sensitivity to any of the listed ingredients, discontinue use. For external use only.

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