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Jack N' Jill Natural Toothpaste, Blackcurrant

Data Availability: FAIR

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Jack N' Jill Natural Toothpaste, Blackcurrant product label collected on July 25, 2017 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 Jack N' Jill Natural Toothpaste, Blackcurrant is 2.

Data last updated: July 2017

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
UNSPECIFIED FLAVOR
Appeared as: ORGANIC BLACKCURRANT FLAVOR (RIBES NIGRUM)

Limited
POTASSIUM SORBATE
Appeared as: POTASSIUM SORBATE (NATURALLY DERIVED)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (COCONUT DERIVED)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

Fair

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ORGANIC CALENDULA OFFICINALIS EXTRACT

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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PETA Cruelty-free Companies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Xylitol, Purified Water, Glycerin (Coconut derived), Silica, Organic Blackcurrant Flavor (Ribes Nigrum), Xanthan Gum, Organic Calendula Officinalis Extract, Potassium Sorbate (Naturally derived), Citric Acid

Directions from packaging:

Use a small amount on suitable Jack N' Jill toothbrush. Brush gently in a circular motion twice a day, after meals. Safe if swallowed when used as directed.

Warnings from packaging:

N/A

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