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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2009

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Natural Dentist Healthy Gums Daily Oral Rinse, Natural Peppermint Twist Flavor (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Natural Dentist Healthy Gums Daily Oral Rinse, Natural Peppermint Twist Flavor (2009 formulation) 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 Natural Dentist Healthy Gums Daily Oral Rinse, Natural Peppermint Twist Flavor (2009 formulation) is 2.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 
Other HIGH concerns: Multiple, additive exposure sources, Miscellaneous; Other MODERATE concerns: Contamination concerns; Other LOW concerns: Data gaps

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FLAVORMiscellaneous
Data: Fair
CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) SEED EXTRACTMultiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (BENZETHONIUM CHLORIDE, METHYLPARABEN, TRICLOSAN)
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GELData gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWERNone Identified
Data: Limited
ECHINACEA PURPUREA (PURPLE CONEFLOWER)None Identified
Data: Limited
SANGUINARIA CANADENSIS (BLOOD ROOT)None Identified
Data: Limited
VEGETABLE GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: None
HYDRASTIS CANADENSIS (GOLDENSEAL)None Identified
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


About the ratings

EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer