What you use as part of your daily oral care routine really matters. That's why it's important to know and understand what ingredients are in your oral care products. BPA & Phthalates have an extremely harmful impact on human health and should never be found in your oral care or personal care routine.
What are BPA & Phthalates?
Bisphenol-A, commonly known as BPA, and Phthalates are chemicals commonly found in everyday items. BPA is used as a component in hard, clear plastics, while Phthalates, often referred to as plasticizers, are also used in plastic materials.
What are BPA & Phthalates Used In/For?
BPA & Phthalates are used in countless everyday items, from baby bottles and storage containers to shampoos, make-up, and oral care products. In fact, BPA & Phthalates are so common, they are often referred to as “everywhere chemicals”.
What Are The Effects Of BPA & Phthalates?
BPA & Phthalates affect your health in more ways than one. Once these chemicals break down and seep into our bodies, they cause irreparable damage to our health. BPA and Phthalates have been linked to causing reproductive, immunity, and neurological problems, as well as an increased likelihood of Alzheimer's, childhood asthma, metabolic disease, Type 2 Diabetes, and Cardiovascular Disease. Exposure to BPA and Phthalates is a concern because of the possible health effects on the brain and prostate gland of fetuses, infants, and children.
Knowing that our mouths are 50 times more absorbent than our skin means ensuring we use BPA and Phthalate-free formulations for our oral care is vital. It is unacceptable that companies create cosmetic products containing BPA or Phthalates. At Spotlight Oral Care, we use only the highest quality clean, active ingredients and all of our oral care solutions are free from triclosan, sulphates, palm oils, parabens DEA, SLS and never include BPA or Phthalates.