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Score:
Data available:
 
Fair
Data last updated:
November 2014

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Tom's of Maine Wicked Fresh! Long Lasting Mouthwash, Peppermint Wave

EWG scientists reviewed Tom's of Maine Wicked Fresh! Long Lasting Mouthwash, Peppermint Wave 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 Tom's of Maine Wicked Fresh! Long Lasting Mouthwash, Peppermint Wave is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FLAVORMiscellaneous
Data: Fair
ZINC CHLORIDEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
MENTHOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
PROPANEDIOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS) GEL
Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
XYLITOLNone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
SORBITOLNone 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