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PiperWai Activated Charcoal Deodorant Stick, Essential Oil Scent

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the PiperWai Activated Charcoal Deodorant Stick, Essential Oil Scent 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 Activated Charcoal Deodorant Stick, Essential Oil Scent is 3.

Data last updated: May 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (high)

Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL
Appeared as: Mentha Piperita (Peppermint ) Leaf/Stem Oil

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS (EUCALYPTUS) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Oil

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair

Fair

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited
LONICERA JAPONICA (HONEYSUCKLE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: Lonicera Japonica Flower Extract*

None

Fair

None
CITRUS RETICULATA PEEL OIL
Appeared as: Citrus Reticulata(Tangerine) Peel Oil

Limited

Limited
CYMBOPOGON (LEMON GRASS) OIL
Appeared as: Cymbopogon Schoenanthus (Lemongrass) Oil

Limited
THYMUS VULGARIS (COMMON THYME) OIL
Appeared as: Thymus Vulgaris (Thyme) Flower/Leaf Oil

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:

Tapioca Starch, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Sodium Bicarbonate, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Leaf Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Lonicera Japonica (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract*, Magnesium Hydroxide, Activated Charcoal, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint ) Leaf/Stem Oil, Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Oil, Citrus Reticulata(Tangerine) Peel Oil, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Salvia Sclarea (Clary Sage) Oil, Cymbopogon Schoenanthus (Lemongrass) Oil, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Thymus Vulgaris (Thyme) Flower/Leaf Oil, Eugenia Caryophyllus (Clove) Leaf Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil

Directions from packaging:

Rub into underarms until completely clear, covering the entire area. Apply as needed to clean, dry skin. Reapply after bathing or exercise.

Warnings from packaging:

As with most cosmetics, we recommend using PiperWai within 6 months of opening and opening within 12 months of purchase. For external use only. Do not apply to broken skin. Do not use if you have any known allergies to the listed ingredients or to any botanicals or essential oils. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. If you experience a rash that is itchy or painful, discontinue use as this could indicate an allergy.

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