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JASON Powersmile Whitening Paste, Vanilla Peppermint

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the JASON Powersmile Whitening Paste, Vanilla Peppermint product label collected on May 24, 2018 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 JASON Powersmile Whitening Paste, Vanilla Peppermint is 2.

Data last updated: May 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Contamination concerns (BENZETHONIUM CHLORIDE, METHYLPARABEN, and TRICLOSAN)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Good
CHONDRUS CRISPUS (CARRAGEENAN)
Appeared as: CARRAGEENAN

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) OIL
Appeared as: VANILLA PLANIFOLIA FRUIT OIL

Limited

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

None
PERILLA OCYMOIDES (BEEFSTEAK PLANT) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: PERILLA OCYMOIDES SEED EXTRACT

Limited
ILLICIUM VERUM (ANISE) OIL
Appeared as: ILLICIUM VERUM (ANISE) FRUIT/SEED OIL

Limited
STEVIA REBAUDIANA (SWEETLEAF) EXTRACT
Appeared as: STEVIA REBAUDIANA LEAF/STEM EXTRACT

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Calcium Carbonate, Aqua (Water), Glycerin, Sodium Cocoyl Glutamate, Carrageenan, Vanilla Planifolia Fruit Oil, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice(1), Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Seed Extract, Perilla Ocymoides Seed Extract, Illicium Verum (Anise) Fruit/Seed Oil, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil, Stevia Rebaudiana Leaf/Stem Extract, Silica, Sodium Bicarbonate,

Directions from packaging:

Prevent plaque and tartar buildup with regular brushing and routine dental cleanings. Adults and children 2 years of age or older should brush after each meal (or at least twice a day, or as directed by a dentist or physician). Children under 6 should use only a pea sized amount of paste and be supervised as necessary. For children under 2, check with a dentist or physician before using.

Warnings from packaging:

Caution: Keep out of the reach of children under 6 years of age. If you accidentally swallow more than used for brushing, seek professional assistance immediately.

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