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Old Spice Unruly Paste

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Old Spice Unruly Paste product label collected on February 06, 2020 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 Old Spice Unruly Paste is 6.

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Data last updated: February 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: FRAGRANCE/PARFUM

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

Robust
ETHYLENE GLYCOL
Appeared as: GLYCOL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)
• Contamination concerns (ETHOXYETHANOL and METHOXYETHANOL)

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (PAHS)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES and OXAZOLIDINE)

Limited
POLYACRYLATE-2
Appeared as: POLYACRYLATE-2 CROSSPOLYMER

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/EAU

Good
MINERAL OIL
Appeared as: MINERAL OIL/HUILE MINERALE

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Good

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX
Appeared as: COPERNICIA CERIFERA WAX/CIRE DE CARNAUBA (CARNAUBA)

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None
LANOLIN WAX
Appeared as: LANOLIN WAX/CIRE DE LANOLINE

Limited

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

Fair
POLYVINYLPOLYPYRROLIDONE
Appeared as: PVP

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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PETA: Companies That Do Test on Animals

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

WATER/EAU, MINERAL OIL/HUILE MINERALE, PETROLATUM, PROPYLENE, GLYCOL, COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX/CIRE DE CARNAUBA, OZOKERITE, POLYGLYCERYL-3 DICITRATE/STEARATE, POLYACRYLATE-2 CROSSPOLYMER, FRAGRANCE/PARFUM, CETYL ALCOHOL, CETEARETH-25, LANOLIN WAX/CIRE DE LANOLINE, TRIDECYL TRIMELLITATE, AMINOMETHYL PROPANOL, PVP, DMDM HYDANTOIN, METHYLPARABEN, PROPYLPARABEN, IODOPROPYNYL BUTYLCARBAMATE.

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