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Product score: 04

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SprinJene Natural Total Care Fluoride Free Toothpaste

SprinJene Natural  Total Care Fluoride Free Toothpaste

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CATEGORY

Toothpaste

BRAND

SprinJene

DATA LAST UPDATED

April 2022

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • HIGH
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • HIGH
    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: 01
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
XYLITOL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) flavoring agent, humectant, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 02
GLYCERIN
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) denaturant, fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, humectant, oral care agent;oral health care drug, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, skin protectant, viscosity decreasing agent, perfuming, solvent
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
HYDRATED SILICA
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) abrasive, absorbent, anticaking agent, bulking agent, opacifying agent, oral care agent;skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, anticaking, bulking, opacifying, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
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Ingredient score: 01
CALCIUM CARBONATE
Appeared as: PRECIPITATED NATURAL 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)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 02
PROPANEDIOL
Appeared as: 1,3 - PROPANEDIOL (ZEMEA - MADE FROM NON-GMO CORN)
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) solvent, viscosity decreasing agent, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
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Ingredient score: 05
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL
Appeared as: NATURAL PEPPERMINT OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 04
ZINC CITRATE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) cosmetic biocide, oral care agent
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
XANTHAN GUM
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) binder, emulsion stabilizer, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, surfactant -emulsifying agent, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, binding, emulsifying, emulsion stabilising, gel forming, skin conditioning, surfactant, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
SODIUM LAURYL SULFOACETATE
Appeared as: SODIUM LAURYL SULFOACETATE (LAL)
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) surfactant - cleansing agent, cleansing, foaming, surfactant
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Ingredient score: 01
NIGELLA SATIVA (BLACK CUMIN) SEED OIL
Appeared as: NIGELLA SATIVA (BLACK SEED) OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, perfuming, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
ZINC OXIDE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) bulking agent, colorant, skin protectant, sunscreen agent
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: TIO2
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) colorant, opacifying agent, sunscreen agent, ultraviolet light absorber
CONCERNS • Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)
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Ingredient score: 03
ACACIA SENEGAL GUM
Appeared as: ACACIA GUM
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) adhesive, fragrance ingredient, film forming, masking
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: PUNICA GRANATUM SEED OIL (POMEGRANATE)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) emollient
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Ingredient score: 01
THYMUS VULGARIS (COMMON THYME) OIL
Appeared as: THYMUS VULGARIS OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking, skin conditioning, tonic
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 06
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, perfuming
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
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Ingredients from packaging:

Water (Aqua), Xylitol, Glycerin, Hydrated Silica, Precipitated Natural Calcium Carbonate, 1,3 - Propanediol (Zemea - made from non-GMO Corn), Natural Peppermint Oil, Zinc Citrate, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate (LAL), Nigella Sativa (Black Seed Oil), Zinc Oxide, TiO2, Acacia Gum, Punica Granatum Seed Oil (Pomegranate),Thymus Vulgaris Oil (Thyme), Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree Leaf Oil)

Warnings from packaging:

Keep out of reach of children under 6 years of age. if more than used for brushing is accidentally swallowed,get medical help or contact a poison control center right away.

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.


Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

LEARN MORE ON LEAPINGBUNNY.ORG

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.

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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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