EWG scientists reviewed Rite Aid Advanced Plus Whitening Wraparounds (2010 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 Rite Aid Advanced Plus Whitening Wraparounds (2010 formulation) is 2.
|HYDROGEN PEROXIDE||Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions|
|PEG-8||Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|POLOXAMER 407||Data gaps, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation|
|ACRYLATES COPOLYMER||Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE), Use restrictions|
|SODIUM SACCHARIN||Multiple, additive exposure sources|
|PVP||Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|DISODIUM EDTA||Enhanced skin absorption|
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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
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