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The Natural Dentist Healthy Gums Daily Oral Rinse, Peppermint Twist

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the The Natural Dentist Healthy Gums Daily Oral Rinse, Peppermint Twist product label collected on October 29, 2019 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 Dentist Healthy Gums Daily Oral Rinse, Peppermint Twist is 2.

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Data last updated: October 2019

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

Fair

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

Limited
CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: GRAPEFRUIT SEED EXTRACT

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CI 75810
Appeared as: COPPER CHLOROPHYLLIN

• Use restrictions (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

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

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER

Limited
ECHINACEA ANGUSTIFOLIA (CONEFLOWER)
Appeared as: ECHINACEA

Limited
HYDRASTIS CANADENSIS (GOLDENSEAL)
Appeared as: GOLDENSEAL

Limited

Limited

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:

Active Ingredients: ALOE VERA 20.0%; Inactive Ingredients: PURIFIED WATER, VEGETABLE GLYCERIN, ECHINACEA, GOLDENSEAL, CALENDULA, CITRIC ACID, POLYSORBATE 80, NATURAL FLAVORS (CONTAINS CINNAMON OIL), GRAPEFRUIT SEED EXTRACT, POTASSIUM CITRATE, COPPER CHLOROPHYLLIN COLOR.

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