ewg.org | About SkinDeep®/Methodology | Terms & Conditions | Build Your Own Report | FAQ
 
Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
February 2010

Get your 2014 Holiday Gift Bag!

Donate to get your 2014 Holiday Gift Bag and your gift will be matched - doubling your impact

Sign Up!

Listerine Whitening Quick Dissolving Strips Clean Mint (2010 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Listerine Whitening Quick Dissolving Strips Clean Mint (2010 formulation) 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 Listerine Whitening Quick Dissolving Strips Clean Mint (2010 formulation) is 4.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
HYDROGEN PEROXIDEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
FLAVORMiscellaneous
Data: Fair
POLYSORBATE-20Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
PEG-75Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CARRAGEENANContamination concerns (DEGRADED CARRAGEENAN), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUSNone Identified
Data: Fair
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
TRIACETINOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
SODIUM SACCHARINMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
PVPOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SHELLACUse restrictions
Data: Limited
PULLULANNone Identified
Data: Limited
MONO- AND DIGLYCERIDESNone Identified
Data: None
CERATONIA SILIQUA (CAROB) GUM
LOCUST BEAN GUM
None Identified
Data: Limited
DISODIUM PHOSPHATENone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
POTASSIUM PHOSPHATENone 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