EWG scientists reviewed Nature's Gate Cherry Gel Toothpaste with fluoride (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 Nature's Gate Cherry Gel Toothpaste with fluoride (2009 formulation) is 4.
|SODIUM FLUORIDE||Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions|
|METHYLPARABEN||Biochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions|
|SILICA, AMORPHOUS||None Identified|
|SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE||Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions|
|DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) ROOT EXTRACT||None Identified|
|HYDROGENATED STARCH HYDROLYSATE||None Identified|
|HYDRASTIS CANADENSIS (GOLDENSEAL) ROOT EXTRACT||None Identified|
|DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) SEED OIL||None Identified|
|CALCIUM GLYCEROPHOSPHATE||None Identified|
|CELLULOSE GUM||None Identified|
|CALCIUM ASCORBATE||None Identified|
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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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