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Nature's Answer Complete Oral Care Natural Mouthwash

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Nature's Answer Complete Oral Care Natural Mouthwash product label collected on November 07, 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 Nature's Answer Complete Oral Care Natural Mouthwash is 3.

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Data last updated: November 2019

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

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited

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

Fair
CINNAMONUM CASSIA (CINNAMON) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: CINNAMOMUM CASSIA BARK EXTRACT.

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Fair
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS (EUCALYPTUS) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS LEAF OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Fair

Limited
YUCCA SCHIDIGERA (MOJAVE YUCCA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: BIO-SAPONINS (YUCCA SCHIDIGERA ROOT EXTRACT

Limited
QUILLAJA SAPONARIA (SOAPBARK) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: QUILLAJA SAPONARIA ROOT EXTRACT

Limited
DIOSCOREA VILLOSA (WILD YAM) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: DIOSCOREA VILLOSA (WILD YAM) TUBER EXTRACT

None
SMILAX ARISTOLOCHIAEFOLIA ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: SMILAX ARISTOLOCHIIFOLIA ROOT) EXTRACT

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited
ECHINACEA PURPUREA (PURPLE CONEFLOWER) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ECHINACEA PURPUREA FLOWER/LEAF/STEM EXTRACT

None
CENTIPEDA CUNNINGHAMII EXTRACT
Appeared as: PHYTOPLENOLIN (CENTIPEDA CUNNINGHAMII) EXTRACT

Limited
CENTELLA ASIATICA (GOTU KOLA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CENTELLA ASIATICA EXTRACT (GOTU KOLA)

Limited
ORIGANUM VULGARE (OREGANO) OIL
Appeared as: ORIGANUM VULGARE LEAF OIL (OREGANO)

Limited
ZANTHOXYLUM AMERICANUM (PRICKLY ASH) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: ZANTHOXYLUM AMERICANUM BARK EXTRACT (PRICKLY ASH BARK)

Fair

Limited

Limited
THYMUS VULGARIS (COMMON THYME) OIL
Appeared as: THYMUS VULGARIS (THYME) FLOWER/LEAF OIL

Limited

Fair
UBIQUINONE
Appeared as: UBIQUINONE (COQ10)

Limited

Limited

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

Limited

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

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:

WATER, GLYCERIN, XYLITOL, BIO-SAPONINS (YUCCA SCHIDIGERA ROOT EXTRACT, QUILLAJA SAPONARIA ROOT EXTRACT, DIOSCOREA VILLOSA (WILD YAM) TUBER EXTRACT, SMILAX ARISTOLOCHIIFOLIA ROOT EXTRACT), MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL, CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT, ECHINACEA PURPUREA FLOWER/LEAF/STEM EXTRACT, CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT, PHYTOPLENOLIN (CENTIPEDA CUNNINGHAMII EXTRACT), CENTELLA ASIATICA EXTRACT (GOTU KOLA), ORIGANUM VULGARE LEAF OIL (OREGANO), ZANTHOXYLUM AMERICANUM BARK EXTRACT (PRICKLY ASH BARK), LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL, THYMOL, EUGENIA CARYOPHYLLUS (CLOVE) BUD OIL, FOLIC ACID, OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) LEAF EXTRACT, THYMUS VULGARIS (THYME) FLOWER/LEAF OIL, EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS LEAF OIL, CINNAMOMUM ZEYLANICUM BARK OIL, CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) SEED EXTRACT, JUGLANS NIGRA (BLACK WALNUT) SHELL EXTRACT, UBIQUINONE (COQ10), CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT (GREEN TEA), ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF OIL, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE (ALOE VERA), CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL OIL, HYDRASTIS CANADENSIS (GOLDENSEAL) EXTRACT, CINNAMOMUM CASSIA BARK EXTRACT..

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