Crest agrees to stop putting plastic microbeads in your toothpaste

September 18, 2014 1:01 AM

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Crest agrees to stop putting plastic microbeads in your toothpaste

"For a long time I've noticed the little tiny speckles and I thought it was just some type of coloration they put in there," said Dr. Loyd Dowd.

Crest says that won't be the case for long, however, as the maker of Crest toothpastes, Procter & Gamble, announced today that it will cease including the microbeads in their products and that all toothpastes containing the tiny polyethylene plastic balls will be off the shelves within six months.

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