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Dirt Don't Hurt Brighten + Dexofifying Tooth Powder

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Dirt Don't Hurt Brighten + Dexofifying Tooth Powder product label collected on October 02, 2020 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 Dirt Don't Hurt Brighten + Dexofifying Tooth Powder is 1.

Data last updated: October 2020

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 LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

Limited
ACTIVATED CHARCOAL
Appeared as: ACTIVATED CARBON (ACTIVATED COCONUT CHARCOAL)

Fair
MONTMORILLONITE
Appeared as: SODIUM MONTMORILLONITE CLAY (BENTONITE)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
KAOLINITE
Appeared as: KAOLINITE CLAY (KAOLIN)

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair
SODIUM BICARBONATE
Appeared as: SODIUM BICARBONATE (BAKING SODA)

Limited
COMMIPHORA MYRRHA (MYRRH) GUM
Appeared as: COMMIPHORA MYRRA (MYRRH GUM) POWDER

Limited

Limited

Fair
CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) ROOT POWDER
Appeared as: CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) POWDER

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

Limited
GAULTHERIA PROCUMBENS
Appeared as: GAULTHERIA PROCUMBENS (WINTERGREEN)

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:

Activated Carbon (Activated Coconut Charcoal), Sodium Montmorillonite (Bentonite) Clay, Calcium Carbonate, Kaolinite (Kaolin) Clay, Diatomaceous Earth, Sodium Bicarbonate (Baking Soda), Commiphora Myrra (Myrrh Gum) Powder, Syzygium Aromaticum (Clove) , Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Powder , Curcuma longa (Turmeric) Powder, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil , Mentha Spicata (Spearmint) Oil , Gaultheria Procumbens (Wintergreen)

Directions from packaging:

Wet the Toothbrush, Dip the Tip of the Bristles into the Powder, Brush for at least 2 mins, twice a day and rinse as usual, Experience Fresh Breath and a whiter smile

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