ADA Seal Product Report

REACH® Unwaxed Floss

Johnson & Johnson Healthcare Products
ADA Seal Statement 
"The ADA Council on Scientific Affairs’ Acceptance of REACH® Unwaxed Floss is based on its finding that the product is effective for removing plaque between teeth and helping to prevent and reduce gingivitis, when used as directed."
Product Image 
Image: REACH<sup>&reg;</sup> Unwaxed Floss
Basis for Acceptance 
A company earns the ADA Seal for its product by providing evidence that meets the ADA criteria for safety and efficacy.  The ADA Council on Scientific Affairs carefully evaluates the evidence according to the Guidelines for Participation in the ADA's Seal of Acceptance Program.  In addition, there is a specific guideline for this product category called Dental Floss or Other Interdental Cleaners which includes, but is not limited to, the following criteria:
  • Evidence must be provided that the components of the product are safe for use in the oral cavity
  • Data should be provided on the tensile strength of the floss and resistance to shredding
Brief Description of Product, Indications and Directions for Use 
  • REACH® Unwaxed Floss is a high quality floss for clean, healthy smile
  • Dentists recommend flossing regularly because it is proven to remove plaque between teeth to help prevent gum disease
  • Wind 18” around your fingers, leaving 4” of floss between them
  • Grasp floss between thumb and index finger
  • Clean up & down between teeth and under the gum line, using a clean section of floss every few teeth
Active Ingredients:

Inactive Ingredients:
Yarn - USA, processed and packaged in the Dominican Republic
Company Information 
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Johnson & Johnson Healthcare Products Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc. 199 Grandview Road Skillman, NJ 08558-9418 Ph: 888-222-0182