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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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: TEA TREE OIL

• 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: PEPPERMINT OIL

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

Fair
EUGENIA CARYOPHYLLUS (CLOVE) OIL
Appeared as: CLOVE OIL

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

Limited
CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS OIL
Appeared as: LEMONGRASS OIL

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

Fair
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS (EUCALYPTUS) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: EUCALYPTUS OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CITRUS RETICULATA OIL
Appeared as: TANGERINE OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

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

Fair

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

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

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

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

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: COCOA BUTTER

Limited

Limited
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) EXTRACT
Appeared as: WITCH HAZEL EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL
Appeared as: SOYBEAN OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Limited

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SUNFLOWER OIL

Limited
SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) OIL
Appeared as: SAGE OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

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

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: ROSEMARY OIL

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, Coconut Oil, Candelilla Wax, Shea Butter, Sodium Bicarbonate, Cocoa Butter, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Witch Hazel Extract, Tocopherol, Soybean Oil, Magnesium Hydroxide, Charcoal, Sunflower Oil, Peppermint Oil, Eucalyptus Oil, Tangerine Oil, Bergamot Oil, Sage Oil, Lemongrass Oil, Tea Tree Oil, Thyme Oil, Clove Oil, Lavender Oil, Rosemary 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:

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.

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