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Score:
Data available:
 
Fair
Data last updated:
July 2013

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Elgydium Toothpaste, Whitening

EWG scientists reviewed Elgydium Toothpaste, Whitening 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 Elgydium Toothpaste, Whitening is 2.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FLAVORMiscellaneous
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
CARRAGEENANContamination concerns (DEGRADED CARRAGEENAN), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUSNone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM LAURYL SULFATEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
SODIUM SACCHARINMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL
PEPPERMINT OIL (MENTHA PIPERITA)
Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSENone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM BICARBONATENone Identified
Data: Fair
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