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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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OPI Avoplex Exfoliating Cuticle Treatment

EWG scientists reviewed OPI Avoplex Exfoliating Cuticle Treatment 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 OPI Avoplex Exfoliating Cuticle Treatment is 7.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
ISOPROPYLPARABENData gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
BUTYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ISOBUTYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
LECITHINEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
METHYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SALICYLIC ACIDEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
BIS-PEG-18 METHYL ETHER DIMETHYL SILANE
BIS PEG/PPG 18 METHYL ETHER DIMETHYL SILANE
Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ETHANOL
ALCOHOL
Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACTUse restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS EXTRACT
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) FRUIT EXTRACT (ORANGE)
Use restrictions
Data: None
SALIX ALBA (WHITE WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT
SALIX ALBA (WILLOW BARK) EXTRACT (WILLOW)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
OLEIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOL DICAPRYLATE/DICAPRATEEnhanced skin absorption, Data gaps, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
POLYQUATERNIUM-37Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: None
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC/ STEARIC TRIGLYCERIDE
CAPRIC/CAPRYLIC STEARIC TRIGLYCERIDE
None Identified
Data: None
PYRUS MALUS (APPLE) FRUIT EXTRACT
PYRUS MALUS FRUIT EXTRACT (APPLE)
None Identified
Data: Limited
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEELNone Identified
Data: Limited
SACCHARUM OFFICINARUM (SUGAR CANE) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
PPG-1 TRIDECETH-6None Identified
Data: None
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL
PERSEA GRATISSIMA OIL (AVOCADO)
None Identified
Data: Limited
ISOPROPYL PALMITATENone Identified
Data: Fair
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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