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PiperWai Activated Charcoal Deodorant Stick

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the PiperWai Activated Charcoal Deodorant Stick product label collected on April 23, 2021 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 is 3.

Data last updated: April 2021

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

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
  • Occupational hazards
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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)

Limited
CITRUS RETICULATA PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS RETICULATA (TANGERINE) PEEL OIL

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

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
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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Limited

Fair

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, Tocopherol, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, 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:

Pass the stick on each of your underarms once or twice for optimal performance. The deodorant will melt into your skin and give you long-lasting odor control. Reapply after bathing or exercise. PiperWai deodorants should be used within 12 months from the date of purchase and 6 months after opening. To optimize shelf life, we recommend storing PiperWai with the lid on tight in a dry room with a moderate temperature.

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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