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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2009

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L'Oréal Pro Manicure Nail Polish, Shopping Spree (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed L'Oréal Pro Manicure Nail Polish, Shopping Spree (2009 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, Shopping Spree (2009 formulation) is 5.
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 (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
Data: Fair
D&C VIOLET 2
VIOLET 2 CI 60725
Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
BENZOPHENONE-1Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
FERRIC FERROCYANIDEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CHROMIUM HYDROXIDE GREENEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: None
OXIDIZED POLYETHYLENEContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
ETHYL TOSYLAMIDEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
TIN OXIDEEnhanced skin absorption, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
IRON OXIDESEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
MICAOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
ISOPROPYL ALCOHOLDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUSNone Identified
Data: Fair
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
FD&C YELLOW 5 ALUMINUM LAKE
YELLOW 5 LAKE CI 19140
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
CALCIUM ALUMINUM BOROSILICATENone Identified
Data: Fair
CARMINEEcotoxicology
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 34 LAKE
RED 34 LAKE CI 15880
Use restrictions
Data: None
D&C RED 6 LAKE
RED 6 LAKE CI 15850
Use restrictions
Data: None
D&C RED 7 LAKE
RED 7 LAKE CI 15850
Use restrictions
Data: None
2-OLEAMIDO-1,3-OCTADECANEDIOLNone Identified
Data: None
CALCIUM SODIUM BOROSILICATENone Identified
Data: None
PHTHALIC ANHYDRIDE/GLYCERIN/GLYCIDYL DECANOATE COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
TRIBUTYL CITRATENone Identified
Data: Limited
ADIPIC ACID/ NEOPENTYL GLYCOL/ TRIMELLITIC ANHYDRIDE COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: Limited
BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDENone Identified
Data: Limited
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