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Plus White Coffee Drinkers' Whitening Toothpaste (old formulation)

Data Availability: FAIR

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Plus White Coffee Drinkers' Whitening Toothpaste (old formulation) product label collected on July 23, 2013 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 Plus White Coffee Drinkers' Whitening Toothpaste (old formulation) is 3.

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Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Miscellaneous
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
UNSPECIFIED FLAVOR
Appeared as: FLAVOR

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair
SODIUM MONOFLUOROPHOSPHATE
Appeared as: SODIUM MONOFLUOROPHOSPHATE (0.15% W/V FLOURIDE ION)

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

Fair
HYDRATED SILICA
Appeared as: HYDRATED SILICA (COMBINATIONS)

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)

Robust

Limited

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Active Ingredients: Sodium Monofluorophosphate (0.15% w/v flouride ion), Inactive Ingredients: Sorbitol, Hydrated Silica (Combinations), Glycerin, Water, PEG 32, PVM/MA Copolymer, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Trisodium Phosphate, Flavor, Cellulose Gum, Sodium Phosphate, Sodium Saccharin

Directions from packaging:

Adults and children 2 years of age and older: Brush teeth thoroughly, preferably after each meal or at least twice a day, or when new stains are apparent, or as directed by a dentist or doctor. Due to flouride contents, instruct children under 6 years of age in good brushing and rinsing habits (to minimize swallowing) Supervise children as necessary Children under 2years of age: Consult a dentist or physician.

Warnings from packaging:

Keep out of the reach of children under 6 years of age In case of accidental ingestion, seek professional assistance or contact a Poison Control Center immediately

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