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Dr. Ginger's Coconut Oil Toothpaste, Coconut Mint

Data Availability: FAIR

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Dr. Ginger's Coconut Oil Toothpaste, Coconut Mint product label collected on November 01, 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 Dr. Ginger's Coconut Oil Toothpaste, Coconut Mint is 2.

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Data last updated: November 2018

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
  • Miscellaneous
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
UNSPECIFIED FLAVOR
Appeared as: NATURAL MINT FLAVOR

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURE WATER

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: COCONUT OIL

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)

Fair

Good
CHONDRUS CRISPUS (CARRAGEENAN)
Appeared as: IRISH MOSS

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

Limited

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

Good

• Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

PURE WATER, COCONUT OIL, HYDRATED SILICA, GLYCERIN, XYLITOL, IRISH MOSS, SODIUM COCO-SULFATE, ALOE VERA JUICE, TITANIUM DIOXIDE, NATURAL MINT FLAVOR

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