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Meijer Sensitive Toothpaste, Fresh Mint

Data Availability: FAIR

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Meijer Sensitive Toothpaste, Fresh Mint product label collected on May 27, 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 Meijer Sensitive Toothpaste, Fresh Mint is 3.

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Data last updated: May 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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good

• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (LEAD, ANILINE, and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

None

Fair
D&C YELLOW NO. 10 (CI 47005)
Appeared as: YELLOW 10

• Use restrictions (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Robust

Fair

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Good

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

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (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:

Active Ingredients: Potassium Nitrate 5.0%, Sodium Fluoride 0.24%; Inactive Ingredients: WATER, SORBITOL, HYDRATED SILICA, GLYCERIN, TRISODIUM PHOSPHATE, XANTHAN GUM, FLAVOR, SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE, TITANIUM DIOXIDE, SODIUM SACCHARIN, YELLOW 10, BLUE 1

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