Tom's Facts

Inside the World of Tom's of Maine

Working for the common good

We work hard to positively influence our communities through programs such as Dental Health for All™ and 50 States for Good™. More About our Company Programs


We strive to maximize recycled content and recyclability of our packaging. More about our Packaging

Tom's of Maine history

Tom’s of Maine was founded in Kennebunk, Maine, by Tom and Kate Chappell in 1970. Learn more about our history

Animal-friendly policies

We do not test on animals or use animal ingredients, and we require our ingredient suppliers to follow the same principles. Watch a video about our no-animal-testing policy

Giving 10%

We donate 10% of our profits each year to nonprofit, community based organizations committed to human, healthy and environmental goodness. More about our Giving for Goodness grant program

Company Size

We employ roughly 120 people. Meet a few of our employees


Most of our products are made in our manufacturing facility in Sanford, Maine. More about our Manufacturing

Our products

Tom's of Maine products—toothpaste, mouthwash, floss, deodorant, and soap—do not contain artificial sweeteners, preservatives, colors, or flavors. More about our Products

5% of employee time for volunteering

Our employees are encouraged to use 5% of their paid time in volunteer work for the organization of their choice. More about our employee volunteers


We create effective personal care products using natural ingredients derived from plants and minerals. More about how we select and source our ingredients

If you need any additional information about Tom's of Maine, please contact Susan Dewhirst, Media and Public Relations Leader. The best way to reach Susan is by email at She can also be reached by phone at 207-467-2406.

For all other questions comments, please contact our Consumer Dialogue Department by email or at 800-367-8667.