3.6
3.43K reviews
1M+
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PEGI 3
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About this app

Already 2 million people use the ToxFox

Track down pollutants, protect health and put manufacturers under pressure: With the ToxFox you will become a sleuth yourself and set an example for more transparency and better products!

Many products contain chemicals that can harm health and the environment. BUND developed the ToxFox so that you can check cosmetics and everyday products for harmful substances.

The cosmetics check

Scan barcode - recognize poison. The ToxFox gives you immediate information on more than 250,000 cosmetic and personal care products. Whether hormonal pollutants, nanoparticles or microplastics - the ToxFox uncovers them for you! Simply scan the barcode on the packaging.

The poison question for everyday products

With the poison question, the ToxFox finds pollutants in everyday products such as toys, household goods, hygiene products, furniture, carpets, shoes, textiles and electronic devices. Harmful chemicals can accumulate in the body and, in the long term, lead to diseases such as diabetes, cancer or infertility. Scan the barcode on the packaging with the iPhone camera. If there is already information about harmful ingredients, this is displayed immediately. Otherwise you can use the ToxFox to ask the manufacturer directly whether the product contains harmful substances. He is legally obliged to reply within 45 days. The information ends up with you and in our database - where it is immediately visible to all consumers. The ToxFox is getting smarter and smarter - and with it its users. A simple question that has a double effect. Manufacturers understand: products should be free of harmful substances! And contaminated products become slow sellers.

Support ToxFox

Over a million people use the ToxFox of BUND e.V. - free of charge. That's the way it should stay. Support our work with a donation: www.bund.net/toxfox-spende

Data protection notice:
www.bund.net/toxfox-impressum

BUND ToxFox website:
www.bund.net/toxfox

Thanks to Ackee for testing assistance.
Updated on
May 10, 2024

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
Personal info and App info and performance
This app may collect these data types
Personal info, App activity and 2 others
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted
Committed to follow the Play Families Policy

Ratings and reviews

3.5
3.29K reviews
Wang Yu Phua
January 10, 2023
Doesn't load. Keeps saying I'm offline but I'm not. Can't scan the barcode
2 people found this review helpful
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A Google user
January 11, 2020
It would be nice if an alternative to the scanned, toxic product is shown
14 people found this review helpful
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Arti Biker
June 1, 2024
Awesome App
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