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Prep U Charcoal Deodorant, Citrus Mint

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Prep U Charcoal Deodorant, Citrus Mint product label collected on March 12, 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 Prep U Charcoal Deodorant, Citrus Mint is 1.

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Data last updated: March 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

None
MARANTA ARUNDINACEA (ARROWROOT)
Appeared as: ARROWROOT POWDER

Limited

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

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: JOJOBA OIL

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

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Fair

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: VIRGIN COCONUT OIL

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: VITAMIN E (TOCOPHEROLS)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (moderate)

Limited
ACTIVATED CHARCOAL
Appeared as: CHARCOAL

Limited
BOSWELLIA SACRA (FRANKINCENSE)
Appeared as: FRANKINCENSE

Limited
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON)
Appeared as: LEMON

Fair
AZADIRACHTA INDICA (NEEM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: NEEM TREE

Limited
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS
Appeared as: EUCALYPTUS

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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.

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

ARROWROOT POWDER BEESWAX, CANDELILLA WAX, JOJOBA OIL, SHEA BUTTER, SILK POWDER, STEARIC ACID, VIRGIN COCONUT OIL, VITAMIN E (TOCOPHEROLS), ZINC OXIDE, ACTIVATED, CHARCOAL AND ESSENTIAL OILS OF (BERGAMOT, FRANKINCENSE, LEMON, NEEM TREE AND EUCALYPTUS.

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