EWG scientists reviewed Crest Pro-Health Complete Anticavity Fluoride Rinse, 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 Crest Pro-Health Complete Anticavity Fluoride Rinse, Clean Mint is 4.
|PROPYLPARABEN||Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions|
|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|
|D&C RED 33||Use restrictions|
|POLOXAMER 407||Data gaps, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation|
|CETYLPYRIDINIUM CHLORIDE||Ecotoxicology, Use restrictions|
|SODIUM SACCHARIN||Multiple, additive exposure sources|
|PHOSPHORIC ACID||Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|GREEN 3||None Identified|
|DISODIUM PHOSPHATE||None Identified|
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
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