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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
February 2010

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L'Oréal Pro Manicure Nail Polish, Base Coat 100 (2010 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed L'Oréal Pro Manicure Nail Polish, Base Coat 100 (2010 formulation) for safety according to the methodology outlined in our Skin Deep Cosmetics Database. We assess the ingredients listed on the labels of personal care products based on data in toxicity and regulatory databases, government and health agency assessments and the open scientific literature. EWG's rating for L'Oréal Pro Manicure Nail Polish, Base Coat 100 (2010 formulation) is 4.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
OXYBENZONE
BENZOPHENONE 3
Enhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ETHYL TOSYLAMIDEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
ISOPROPYL ALCOHOLDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
NITROCELLULOSEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
ACETYL TRIBUTYL CITRATEMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
STEARALKONIUM HECTORITEContamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents, FREE AMINES)
Data: None
BUTYL ACETATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
ETHYL ACETATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
D&C RED 7 LAKE
RED 7 LAKE (CI 15850)
Use restrictions
Data: None
PHTHALIC ANHYDRIDE/GLYCERIN/GLYCIDYL DECANOATE COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
DIMETHYL SULFONENone Identified
Data: Limited


About the ratings

EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer