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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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Aquafresh Triple Protection Tartar Control & Whitening Fluoride Toothpaste, Clean Mint

EWG scientists reviewed Aquafresh Triple Protection Tartar Control & Whitening Fluoride Toothpaste, Clean Mint 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 Tartar Control & Whitening Fluoride Toothpaste, Clean Mint is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
SODIUM FLUORIDE
(Active Ingredient)
(0.15% W/V FLUORIDE ION)
Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
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
SODIUM BENZOATEData gaps, Organ 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
BLUE 1 LAKE
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
SODIUM SACCHARINMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
HYDRATED SILICAPersistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
SORBITOLNone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
TETRAPOTASSIUM PYROPHOSPHATENone Identified
Data: Limited
TETRASODIUM PYROPHOSPHATENone Identified
Data: Fair
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Limited
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