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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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Arm & Hammer Dental Care Advance White Extreme Whitening Baking Soda & Peroxide Toothpaste, Frosted Mint

EWG scientists reviewed Arm & Hammer Dental Care Advance White Extreme Whitening Baking Soda & Peroxide Toothpaste, Frosted 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 Arm & Hammer Dental Care Advance White Extreme Whitening Baking Soda & Peroxide Toothpaste, Frosted Mint is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
SODIUM FLUORIDE
(Active Ingredient)
Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Multiple, additive exposure sources, Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Fair
FLAVORMiscellaneous
Data: Fair
PEG/ PPG 116/ 66 COPOLYMERPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
PEG-8Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
SODIUM LAUROYL SARCOSINATEEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Limited
SILICA, AMORPHOUSNone Identified
Data: Good
SODIUM CARBONATE PEROXIDEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM LAURYL SULFATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
TETRASODIUM PYROPHOSPHATENone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM BICARBONATENone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM SACCHARINMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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