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The Natural Family Co. Sensitive Toothpaste

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the The Natural Family Co. Sensitive Toothpaste 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 The Natural Family Co. Sensitive Toothpaste 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
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER

Fair

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)

Fair

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None
SODIUM COCO-SULFATE
Appeared as: SODIUM COCO SULPHATE

Fair

Limited
MENTHA ARVENSIS (WILD MINT) OIL
Appeared as: MENTHA ARVENSIS LEAF OIL (ORGANIC PEPPERMINT OIL)

Robust

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA)
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Purified Water, Xylitol (Organic), Hydrated Silica, Sorbitol, Potassium Nitrate, Glycerin (Vegetable), Sodium Coco Sulphate, Cellulose Gum, Mentha Arvensis Leaf Oil (Organic Peppermint Oil), Sodium Chloride, Potassium Sorbate, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf (Organic), Mentha Australis (Native Australian River Mint)

Directions from packaging:

Adults & Children 2 years and older: Apply toothpaste gel to The Natural Family Co. Bio Toothbrush. Brush thoroughly after meals, at least twice a day, or as directed by your dentist.

Warnings from packaging:

N/A

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