Label Reading

Autopsy: Toothpaste – What Do Commercial Products Have?

Hydrated silica: Silica hydrate. It is type of sand. It is abrasive. It has bio-accumulative property and may be harmful.

Aqua: Water.

Glycerine: Glycerine. It is clear and sweet alcohol compound. It is a by-product of soap and biodiesel. There is also a synthetic form of propylene produced by the petroleum by-product. It has moisture trapper, sweetener, and preservative (bactericidal desiccant) properties.

Sorbitol: It is a sugar alcohol used to moisturize, thicken, and sweeten products. When it is swallowed, it makes a relaxing effect on intestines.

PVM/MA copolymer: PVM/MA copolymer: The effect of the layering agent, flow regulator, binder, emulsion stabilizer is utilized. In toothpaste, it increases the effect of triclosan, which is an antibacterial. It is relatively harmless. It may irritate the skin of children.

Sodium lauryl sulphate: Sodium lauryl sulphate: Emulsifier effect is added to personal care products for detergent effect and foam boost. It may irritate skin, eyes, and lungs. It may affect the brain and nervous system, disrupt the endocrine system, may cause reproductive disorders. It is poisonous on medium level in terms of organ system and environment. Although not considered carcinogens alone, the 1,4-dioxane that can be found is associated with cancer.

Aroma: It is the undefined smell. When you see aroma, it is better not to use this. Since it is trade secret, companies aren’t forced list the ingredient. IT can cause damage to the immune system, headaches, and dizziness. Usually, there is a high amount of phthalate in them. Phthalate disrupts the endocrine system and is associated with breast cancer and birth defects.

Carrageenan: carrageenan It is a gelatinous polysaccharide (cellulose), derived from red seaweed. It is used as thickener, turbidity remover and stabilizer. It is moderately toxic to organ systems.

Sodium Hydroxide: Sodium Hydroxide It is highly caustic (corrosive, burning) and a reactive inorganic base. It irritates eyes, skin, and lungs. It is moderately toxic to organ systems.

Propylene Glycol: Propylene Glycol It is a type of alcohol. It is used as a solvent and flow regulator. It can be found in perfumes. It can irritate skin, eyes, and lungs; contact with the skin can lead to allergic reactions such as contact dermatitis or contact urticaria.

Sodium Fluoride: Sodium Fluoride It will protect against rot and plaque. It is deadly in high doses. It may irritate skin, eyes, and lungs. It is thought to have negative effects on the brain and nervous system. Since it is mutagenic (changes cell structure), it is associated with cancer. If swallowed by children, intestinal irritation and poisoning were observed.

Triclosan: Triclosan It is the synthetic agent of antibacterial / antifungal products. It is used as preservative. It may irritate skin, eyes, and lungs. It is bio-accumulative. It is linked with cancer and endocrine disorders; allergies and dermatitis. It enters the body through the skin; and can also be found in milk of mothers. It disrupts thyroid hormone production; which may have an adverse effect on the central nervous system. Once combined with the tap water chlorine, it becomes highly toxic and transformed by UV rays to chloroform and dioxane. There is concern over the formation of more resistant bacteria groups that are overuse.

Cellulose Gum: Cellulose Gum It is a chemically modified cellulose derivative. It is used as binder, emulsifier, fluidity regulator and layering agent. It may be in perfume. It is harmless.

Sodium Saccharine: Sodium Saccharine It is artificial sweetener. It enters the body from different sources. The theory that it causes cancer in humans has been refuted in recent years. However, it has been proven that it has mutagenic properties for mice (they change cell structure).

Mica: Mica Cl 77019. It is mineral colouring agent. It is bio-accumulative in humans and animals. It is thought that it may cause allergies and may be toxic to the respiratory system.

Limonene: Limonene A perfume substance and solvent obtained from the shell of citrus fruits. The substance is decomposed on contact with sunlight and air, irritating to skin and respiratory tract. It is poisonous to animals, immune system, and nature at mild to moderate level.

Eugenol: Eugenol It is a synthetically produced odour chemistry found naturally in essential oils such as carnations and cinnamon. It is associated with allergies and contact dermatitis. It is toxic to the immune system and the organ system.

Cl 77891: Dye. Titanium dioxide. It gives white colour. It is cancerogenic and has moderate poisonous effect.

Cl 42090: Dye. Blue

Cl 47005: Dye. Yellow

Let’s check Reading Toothpaste Labels and Ingredients of Toothpaste to see the negative effects of these substances.

Results:

Sodium Lauryl Sulphate can irritate skin, eyes, and lungs. It can affect the brain, nervous and endocrine system, and can cause reproductive disorders. It is poisonous on medium level in terms of organ system and environment. Although not considered carcinogens alone, the 1,4-dioxane that can be found is associated with cancer.

Ingredients of aroma are not clear. Since it is trade secret, companies aren’t obliged to list the ingredients. It can cause allergy, headaches, and dizziness. Usually, there is a high amount of phthalate in them. Phthalate are linked with the endocrine system and is associated with breast cancer and birth defects. Carrageenan is moderately toxic to organ systems.

Sodium hydroxide is an excessively caustic and reactive inorganic base. It irritates eyes, skin, and lungs. It is moderately toxic to organ systems.

Propylene glycol can irritate skin, eyes, and lungs; contact with the skin can lead to allergic reactions such as contact dermatitis or contact urticaria.

Sodium fluoride is deadly in high doses. It may irritate skin, eyes, and lungs. It is thought to have negative effects on the brain and nervous system. Since it is mutagenic (changes cell structure), it is associated with cancer. If swallowed by children, intestinal irritation and poisoning were observed.

Triclosan may irritate skin, eyes, and lungs. It is bio-accumulative. It is linked with cancer and endocrine disorders; allergies and dermatitis. It is also found in the milk of mother. It disrupts thyroid hormone production; which may have adverse effect on the central nervous system. Once combined with the tap water chlorine, it becomes highly toxic and transformed by UV rays to chloroform and dioxide. There is concern over the formation of more resistant bacteria groups that are overuse.

Sodium saccharine is enter the body from different sources.

Mica is bio-accumulative. It is thought that it may cause allergies and may be toxic to the respiratory system.

Limonene is decomposed on contact with sunlight and air, irritating to skin and respiratory tract. It is poisonous to animals, immune system, and nature at mild to moderate level.

Eugenol is associated with allergies and contact dermatitis. It is toxic to the immune system and the organ system.

Cl (colour) coded materials are unnecessary and often harmful synthetic dyes for human health.

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