ewg.org | About SkinDeep®/Methodology | Terms & Conditions | Build Your Own Report | FAQ
 
Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2009

Get The Guide!

Want a free Cosmetics Guide? Donate $5 to EWG today!

Sign Up!

Aquafresh Triple Protection Fluoride Toothpaste, Extra Fresh (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Aquafresh Triple Protection Fluoride Toothpaste, Extra Fresh (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 Aquafresh Triple Protection Fluoride Toothpaste, Extra Fresh (2009 formulation) is 3.
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
PEG-8Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
FD&C GREEN 3Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM BENZOATEData gaps, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
SODIUM MONOFLUOROPHOSPHATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
SODIUM LAURYL SULFATEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
D&C RED 30 LAKEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: None
FD&C BLUE 1 ALUMINUM LAKE
FD&C BLUE #1 LAKE
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
SODIUM SACCHARINMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
HYDRATED SILICAPersistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
D&C YELLOW 10 ALUMINUM LAKE
D&C YELLOW #10 LAKE
Ecotoxicology, Use restrictions
Data: None
CALCIUM CARRAGEENANNone Identified
Data: Limited
CALCIUM CARBONATEEnhanced skin absorption
Data: None
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
SORBITOLNone Identified
Data: Fair
CELLULOSE GUMNone 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