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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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CVS Dental Rinse

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EWG scientists reviewed CVS Dental Rinse 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 CVS Dental Rinse is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FLAVORMiscellaneous
Data: Fair
FD&C YELLOW 5Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SODIUM BENZOATEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Data gaps
Data: Fair
FD&C BLUE 1Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
BENZOIC ACIDUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Data gaps
Data: Fair
POLOXAMER 407Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Data gaps
Data: Limited
ETHANOL
ALCOHOL
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
SODIUM LAURYL SULFATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
TETRASODIUM PYROPHOSPHATENone Identified
Data: Fair
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Fair
SORBITOLNone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM SACCHARINMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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