Your deodorant shouldn’t stink! Last year, I (Dr. Fitt) went to pick up my usual brand, Old Spice. Their old formula was pretty basic and contained no aluminum, which has been associated with Alzheimer’s. When I read the label, I saw they had added not only aluminum, but cyclopentasiloxane*. I looked up information on the latter on <ewg.org> (see below). The Environmental Working Group publishes information on the safety of environmental chemicals.
|One or more animal studies show endocrine disruption at moderate doses||Siddiqui WH, Stump DG, Reynolds VL, Plotzke KP, Holson JF, Meeks RG|
|One or more animal studies show endocrine disruption at moderate doses||McKim JM Jr, Choudhuri S, Wilga PC, Madan A, Burns-Naas LA, Gallavan RH, Mast RW, Naas DJ, Parkinson A, Meeks RG|
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