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

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Aquafresh White Trays for whitening teeth (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Aquafresh White Trays for whitening teeth (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 White Trays for whitening teeth (2009 formulation) is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
HYDROGEN PEROXIDEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
FLAVORMiscellaneous
Data: Fair
POTASSIUM HYDROXIDEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
COLLOIDAL SILICON DIOXIDE
None Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM LAURYL SULFATEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
PVP
POLYVINYL PYRROLIDONE
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SUCRALOSENone Identified
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM PHOSPHATENone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
CARBOMERNone Identified
Data: Fair
DISODIUM EDTA
DISODIUM EDETATE
Enhanced skin absorption
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