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PiperWai Underarm Oil

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the PiperWai Underarm Oil product label collected on May 15, 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 PiperWai Underarm Oil is 1.

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Data last updated: May 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Neurotoxicity
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDES

Limited

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEA BUCKTHORN) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEA-BUCKTHORN) FRUIT EXTRACT EXTRACT

Limited

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

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:

Caprylic/Capric triglycerides, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Capric Triglycerides, Hippophae Rhamnoides (Sea-Buckthorn Extract) Fruit Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Anthemis Nobilis (Chamomile) Flower Oil, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Oil.

Directions from packaging:

Massage 1-2 drops per armpit before bed, or daily followed by deodorant if desired. If using with deodorant, use sparingly as a little bit goes a long way.

Warnings from packaging:

If you have a known allergy to any of the ingredients or develop a sensitivity discontinue use. Avoid contact with eyes and mouth. For external use only. Keep out of reach of children and pets.

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