Top 10 Toxic Ingredients in DeodorantsTriclosan is a pesticide, according to the FDA, as it has antimicrobial properties. It kills both good and bad bacteria on the skin, and it may be a carcinogen.
Talc Talcmay contain asbestiform fibers, making it another known carcinogen.
Propylene glycol, a known neurotoxin, may affect central nervous system, heart and liver health. It may also cause allergic reactions and be irritating to the skin, especially sensitive skin.
Steareths known carcinogens, are additives made from weakening harsh chemicals in the manufacturing process.
Fragrances can also be irritating to skin and cause allergic reactions. They may also cause organ toxicity.
TEA and DEA
Triethanolamine (TEA) and diethanolamine (DEA) are chemicals that may affect liver and kidney health. Both of these products are known carcinogens that have been banned in Europe.
Some artificial colors and bleaches are known carcinogens that may also cause allergic reactions.
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