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Product score: 03

Data Availability:

Limited

Lumineux Oral Essentials Medically Developed Toothpaste Whitening

Lumineux Oral Essentials Medically Developed Toothpaste Whitening

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CATEGORY

Toothpaste

BRAND

Lumineux

DATA LAST UPDATED

June 2023

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • HIGH
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • MODERATE
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient scores

Ingredients are scored based on their formulation and concentration in this product. Click on an ingredient for more information.

Ingredient score: 01
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis Leaf) Juice
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) external analgesic, humectant, oral care agent, skin-conditioning agent - emollient;skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous
CONCERNS • Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 02
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: Vegetable Glycerin
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) denaturant, fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, humectant, oral care agent;oral health care drug, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, skin protectant, viscosity decreasing agent, perfuming, solvent
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
XYLITOL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) flavoring agent, humectant, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 02
HYDRATED SILICA
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) abrasive, absorbent, anticaking agent, bulking agent, opacifying agent, oral care agent;skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, anticaking, bulking, opacifying, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
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Ingredient score: 01
WATER
Appeared as: Purified Water
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
DEAD SEA SALT
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
SODIUM METHYL COCOYL TAURATE
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) surfactant - cleansing agent, cleansing, foaming, surfactant
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Ingredient score: 01
XANTHAN GUM
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) binder, emulsion stabilizer, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, surfactant -emulsifying agent, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, binding, emulsifying, emulsion stabilising, gel forming, skin conditioning, surfactant, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) colorant, opacifying agent, sunscreen agent, ultraviolet light absorber
CONCERNS • Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)
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Ingredient score: 01
GAULTHERIA PROCUMBENS (WINTERGREEN) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: Wintergreen Leaf Oil
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) flavoring agent, fragrance ingredient
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
CHONDRUS CRISPUS (CARRAGEENAN)
Appeared as: Carrageenan
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, hair conditioning, masking
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: Coconut Oil
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous;skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, hair conditioning, masking, skin conditioning, solvent
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 03
MENTHA SPICATA (SPEARMINT) OIL
Appeared as: Spearmint Oil
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
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Ingredient score: 06
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: Lemon Peel Oil
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
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Ingredient score: 01
SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) OIL
Appeared as: Sage Oil
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking, skin protecting, tonic
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 05
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL
Appeared as: Peppermint Oil
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
OCIMUM SANCTUM (HOLY BASIL) OIL
Appeared as: Tulsi / Holy Basil Oil
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 04
EUGENIA CARYOPHYLLUS (CLOVE) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: Clove Flower Oil
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) denaturant, fragrance ingredient
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredients from packaging:

Organic Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice), Vegetable Glycerin, Xylitol*, Hydrated Silica, Purified Water (Aqua), Dead Sea Salt (Maris Sal), Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate, Xanthan Gum*, Titanium Dioxide, Organic Wintergreen Leaf Oil (Gaultheria Procumbens), Carrageenan, Coconut Oil (Cocos Nucifera), Spearmint Oil (Mentha Viridis), Lemon Peel Oil (Citrus Medica Limonum), Sage Oil (Salvia Officinalis), Organic Peppermint Oil (Mentha Piperita), Tulsi / Holy Basil Oil (Ocimum Basilicum), Clove Flower Oil (Eugenia Caryophyllus)

Product's animal testing policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.


Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Understanding scores

Cosmetics and personal care products are not required to be tested for safety before being allowed on the market. The Skin Deep® scoring system was designed to help the public understand whether a product is safe to use or whether it contains ingredients of concern.

Every product and ingredient in Skin Deep gets a two-part score – one for hazard and one for data availability. The safest products score well by both measures, with a low hazard rating and a fair or better data availability rating.

HOW WE DETERMINE SCORES

Hazard score

The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED® mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

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Data availability

The Skin Deep data availability rating reflects the number of scientific studies about the product or ingredient in the published scientific literature.

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