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Product score: 01

Data Availability:

Limited

Dirt Don't Hurt Brighten + Dexofifying Tooth Powder

Dirt Don't Hurt Brighten + Dexofifying Tooth Powder

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CATEGORY

Tooth Whitening

BRAND

Dirt Don't Hurt

DATA LAST UPDATED

October 2020

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • HIGH
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • LOW
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient scores

Ingredients are scored based on their formulation and concentration in this product. Click on an ingredient for more information.

Ingredient score: 04
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
ACTIVATED CHARCOAL
Appeared as: ACTIVATED CARBON (ACTIVATED COCONUT CHARCOAL)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) abrasive, absorbent, colorant, opacifying agent, cosmetic colorant
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Ingredient score: 01
MONTMORILLONITE
Appeared as: SODIUM MONTMORILLONITE CLAY (BENTONITE)
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) abrasive, absorbent, bulking agent, emulsion stabilizer, opacifying agent, viscosityincreasing agent - aqueous, bulking, emulsion stabilising, stabilising, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
CALCIUM CARBONATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) abrasive, buffering agent, bulking agent, opacifying agent, oral care agent, buffering, bulking, opacifying, oral care
CONCERNS • Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
KAOLINITE
Appeared as: KAOLINITE CLAY (KAOLIN)
Data Availability: Fair
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Ingredient score: 01
DIATOMACEOUS EARTH
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) abrasive, absorbent, anticaking agent, bulking agent, opacifying agent
CONCERNS • Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
SODIUM BICARBONATE
Appeared as: SODIUM BICARBONATE (BAKING SODA)
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) abrasive, buffering agent, deodorant agent, oral care agent, oral health care drug;phadjuster, skin protectant, buffering, deodorant, oral care, skin protecting
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Ingredient score: 01
COMMIPHORA MYRRHA (MYRRH) GUM
Appeared as: COMMIPHORA MYRRA (MYRRH GUM) POWDER
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
SYZYGIUM AROMATICUM (CLOVE)
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) POWDER
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) ROOT POWDER
Appeared as: CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) POWDER
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
MENTHA SPICATA (SPEARMINT) OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
GAULTHERIA PROCUMBENS
Appeared as: GAULTHERIA PROCUMBENS (WINTERGREEN)
Data Availability: Limited
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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

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.

Understanding scores

Cosmetics and personal care products are not required to be tested for safety before being allowed on the market. The Skin Deep® scoring system was designed to help the public understand whether a product is safe to use or whether it contains ingredients of concern.

Every product and ingredient in Skin Deep gets a two-part score – one for hazard and one for data availability. The safest products score well by both measures, with a low hazard rating and a fair or better data availability rating.

HOW WE DETERMINE SCORES

Hazard score

The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED™ mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

Score legend

Data availability

The Skin Deep data availability rating reflects the number of scientific studies about the product or ingredient in the published scientific literature.

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