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

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Colgate Wisp portable peppermint flavor mini-brush with freshening bead (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Colgate Wisp portable peppermint flavor mini-brush with freshening bead (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 Colgate Wisp portable peppermint flavor mini-brush with freshening bead (2009 formulation) is 2.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 
Other HIGH concerns: Miscellaneous, Persistence and bioaccumulation; Other MODERATE concerns: Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive); Other LOW concerns: Ecotoxicology

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FLAVORMiscellaneous
Data: Fair
FD&C GREEN 3Use restrictions
Data: Limited
FD&C BLUE 1Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
SUCRALOSENone Identified
Data: Limited
GELATINNone Identified
Data: Fair
SORBITOLNone Identified
Data: Fair


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