Spectrum mouthwash ingredients include active mouthwash ingredients, buffers and preservatives, essential oils, mouthwash odor prevention and elimination agents.

Mouthwash ingredients are dental ingredients that support the reduction in the number of microbial organisms in the oral cavity.  Spectrum’s mouthwash ingredients include active mouthwash ingredients, mouthwash buffers and preservatives, mouthwash essential oils, mouthwash odor prevention and elimination agents.  These chemicals are available in different product volumes and sizes, covering a wide range of needs in the dental product manufacturing market.


Spectrum mouthwash ingredients are manufactured, packaged and stored under current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) per 21CFR part 211 in FDA registered and inspected facilities.   Spectrum manufactures and distributes the largest offering of USP, NF and FCC grade dental ingredients available from one source  with quality and delivery you can count on every time. Trust your dental ingredients!

Mouthwash Active Ingredients

Benzalkonium Chloride Solution, 50 Percent, NF has antibacterial properties and is a common ingredient in dental products such as mouthwash.

Benzoic Acid, Crystal, USP, EP, BP, JP has buffering and antiseptic properties and is a common ingredient in dental products such as mouthwash.

Calcium Hydroxide, Powder, USP, EP, BP, JP is an inorganic compound commonly used in dental products as a secondary dentine deposition agent.

Camphor, Synthetic USP has analgesic and aromatic properties and is a common ingredient in dental products.

Cetylphyridinium chloride, monohydrate USP is a broad spectrum antimicrobial agent used as an active ingredient in mouthwashes, toothpaste and breath sprays.

Chlorhexidine gluconate solution BP is a topical disinfectant used as an active ingredient in antiseptic mouthwash for treatment of periodontal disease.

Domiphen Bromide, BP has antiseptic properties and is a common ingredient of dental products such as mouthwash.

Alcohol, 190 Proof, USP has antiseptic properties and is a common ingredient for dental products such as mouthwash.

Methparaben, NF has antimicrobial properties and may be used in dental products such as mouthwash.

Methyl salicylate, NF has both antiseptic and aromatic properties and may be used in dental products such as mouthwash.

Sodium Benzoate, Powder, NF is a preservative and is a common ingredient in dental products such as toothpaste and mouthwash.

Oral Care Flavorants

Clove Leaf Oil is an essential oil and a common ingredient in dental products such as mouthwash and toothpaste.

C1852 | Cubeb Oil

Cubeb Oil is an essential oil and a common ingredient in dental products such as mouthwash and toothpaste.

Cedarwood Oil is an essential oil and a common ingredient in dental products such as mouthwash and toothpaste.

Eucalyptus Oil, FCC is an essential oil with antibacterial properties and is a common ingredient in dental products such as mouthwash and toothpaste.

Lemon Oil, Italian Type, Coldpressed, FCC is an essential oil and a common ingredient in dental products such as mouthwash and toothpaste.

M1199 | Myrrh Oil

Myrrh Oil is an essential oil and a common ingredient in dental products such as toothpaste and mouthwash.

Mentha Arvensis Oil, Redistilled is an essential oil and a common ingredient in dental products such as mouthwash and toothpaste.

Orange Oil, Sweet is an essential oil and a common ingredient in dental products such as mouthwash.

Peppermint oil, NF has both antibacterial and aromatic properties and may be used as an ingredient in dental products such as toothpaste and mouthwash.

Sucralose, NF is an artificial sweetener and is commonly used as a flavorant in dental products such as mouthwash and toothpaste.

Saccharin Sodium, Dihydrate, Granular, USP is an artificial sweetener and may be used as a flavorant in dental products such as toothpaste and mouthwash.

Spearmint Oil, FCC has aromatic properties and may be used as an ingredient in dental products such as toothpaste and mouthwash.

Oral Care Emulsifiers & Surfactants

Poloxamer 407, NF is a surfactant and is commonly used in dental products such as toothpaste and mouthwash.

Polysorbate 20, NF is a surfactant and emulsifier that is a common ingredient in dental products such as toothpaste, tooth whiteners and mouthwash.