What does the Colored Square at the End of your Toothpaste Tube Really Mean ?

Ever wondered, what is that square mark on the crimp or Tail of your toothpaste tube, you come across every morning?

For quite some time, there is a rumour circulated over the internet about the colour coding squares one finds on the Crimp related to the contents of the toothpaste.

What is the meaning of that coloured square on the crimp of a toothpaste?

As the rumours say there is a different colour for a different set of contents inside the toothpaste and that we can draw inferences from the colour coding of the square for the nature of contents of the toothpaste, if they are made up of Natural ingredients or chemical ingredients or medicinal ingredients or a mix of Natural and Chemical or Chemical and Medicinal ingredients.




This rumour is so widespread that one happens to instantly believe this and rush straight to the bathroom and check the colour of their square and even throw away the tube if their tube happens to bear a Black square as according to the web genies it means that your toothpaste is made up of 100% chemical ingredients. Here is what the other colours mean-

What Coloured Square on the Toothpaste crimp means, as per Web genies?

Green Square – If you find a Green square on the crimp of the toothpaste tube sitting in your bathroom you means that toothpaste is made of 100% Natural contents.

Red Square – Considering the rumours this red square indicates that toothpaste is made up of a mix of Natural contents and Chemical contents.

Blue Square – A Blue square indicates that your toothpaste is made of a mix of Natural contents and Medicinal contents.

Black Square – A Black square stands for 100% chemical contents.

The ridiculous thing about this info is that even if we consider it right for a moment, it is absolutely ambiguous and vague. If we are to believe that a blue square stands for natural plus medicinal contents, it does not indicate what medicines specifically and what are they supposed to be used for?

Because a medicine is used to treat an ailment and different ailments have different treatments. How can this blanket information that a toothpaste has medicinal contents suffice and guide the user.




And also that majority of  medicines are a chemical of some or the other type and that they are synthesized in the lab and that it is only for the convenience of our understanding that we call them medicines depending upon the job they do for us. Now considering this fact how are the Chemical contents different from the medicinal contents as both are chemicals.

Now…

What do these Coloured Squares on the crimp of toothpaste Actually mean?

These coloured marks have absolutely No Relation with the contents of your toothpaste tube and those are falsely propagated so.

Anything you are hearing or reading about those coloured square marks indicating the content within the toothpaste is nothing but just a Bad Marketed Rumour.

The Colour squares are actually called the ‘Eye Marks’ or a ‘Cut-off Indicator’ which is meant to be read by a Sensor fitted on the Machine on which these empty toothpaste tubes are filled with the toothpaste.

These empty tubes are in the form of a continuous Roll or a ‘Web-stock’ and are supposed to be filled, cut and sealed at fixed intervals. The Eye-mark is an indicator for the machine sensor to find the Cut-Off mark, where to cut the tube and seal it to form a Crimp of the tube.

In most of the cases the colour of the square is one of the colours present in the print design on the tube. This has got nothing to do with the composition of the contents inside the tube.

So, don’t let those rumours get you. Don’t misunderstand those coloured square marks on the toothpaste crimp. Don’t judge toothpaste from just those marks.

If you really want to know about the contents of your toothpaste, just read those out from the ingredients section and be sure of what you are using.

Happy Brushing  !!!

Latest

Xiaomi’s Flagship for 2017, Xiaomi Mi 6 Specs and Overview

Xiaomi recently unveiled their Flagship smartphone Xiaomi Mi 6. Xiaomi highlighted their key new features at the event, features like Snapdragon 835 chipset, 6 GB of…..

Top 5 Announcements from Google I/O Keynote (Google I/O 2017)

Google I/O is basically a Developer Conference for people who use Google software and for all those developers of apps that run on those Google…..

How Does Wi-Fi or Internet Service Work on Airplane?

When you think about travelling in Airplane, It isn’t really all that great, I mean sure you can get from Mumbai to Delhi in just…..

Ransomware : Everything You Should Know…..

It is about Ransomware. You have probably heard of it. It is absolutely everywhere right now, and one of the biggest attacks was actually on…..

Emergency Alert System (EAS) : What is it? How it Works?

May be you have heard about this Emergency Alert System before. Real Emergency alerts are designed to warn you of things that are somehow even…..

Android Go: Lightweight Version of Android O

In Yesterday’s Google I/O 2017 Keynote address, Google officially announced Android Go. Android Go is Lightweight version of Android O v8.0. Android O has already…..

What to look for in CPU? What do all those Specs mean?

This is a really Good question, How do you know that what to look for in a CPU? What do all those Specifications mean? Maybe…..

Blackberry KEYOne: Classic Blackberry, Back in the Business

This is about the New Blackberry KEYOne and it is definitely very much still a Blackberry. But it is also really well optimized and updated…..

What is the Difference between Gaming Mice and Regular Mice?

There are Gaming mice and then there are regular mice, but the question is what is the difference between both of them? Obvious answer will…..

Acer Aspire R15 Review: Freedom to convert, is this all what you need?

This blog is on laptop from Acer’s aspire series. It is the Acer Aspire R15. Is this the laptop, with all you need? Let’s have…..

Honor 6X Review: Double the Fun within your Budget

This talk is about the Honor 6X. The Honor 6X is the latest affordable mid-range smartphone from Huawei’s Honor line and it is the successor…..

Smartron SRT phone Review: The Sachin Tendulkar Phone

Smartron company manufactured their Smartron srt.phone to pay a tribute to Sachin Tendulkar. They are calling it The Sachin Tendulkar Phone. So, is this phone is…..

How To Install WordPress?

Today, I am going to write about installing WordPress CMS. Before getting started let me give you some basic introduction about WordPress. WordPress is open…..

BlackBerry Aurora: First Dual SIM Android Smartphone of BlackBerry

BlackBerry with Android Operating smartphone, isn’t this sound just great? There are few smartphones of BlackBerry with Android Operating System which are around five devices……

What does the Colored Square at the End of your Toothpaste Tube Really Mean ?

Ever wondered, what is that square mark on the crimp or Tail of your toothpaste tube, you come across every morning? For quite some time,…..

Xiaomi Mi Mix: The Bezel-less Smartphone Beauty

The Xiaomi Mi Mix, the new world’s most interesting phone in my opinion. The Bezel-less beauty that is exactly what this phone stand for. Of…..

Nokia 5 : Balanced for Work and Play

Nokia 5 is a Middle brother of Nokia’s new age android smartphones. There are three of them. This one is middle one in terms of…..

Top 5 Features of Android O

Android O, we are like halfway through the alphabet already, Google is moving pretty fast. So, either way Android O Developer Preview is out now……

Nokia 6 : An outstanding phone with latest Android and immersive entertainment

The Global version of the Nokia 6 is not coming out till at least may of 2017. So, this review is of Nokia 6 Chinese…..

You should not do these things on your Android Smartphone

There are some things you are doing on your android smartphone, which are not only unnecessary, but those are wrong things followed by myths. Let’s…..

  • Get more stuff like this
    in your inbox

    Subscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox.