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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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essie nail color, tomboy no more

EWG scientists reviewed essie nail color, tomboy no more 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 essie nail color, tomboy no more is 6.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
ALUMINUM POWDERNeurotoxicity, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
ROSINUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
TRIPHENYL PHOSPHATEDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Neurotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
D&C RED 34
RED 34 (CI 15880)
Use restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
D&C VIOLET 2
VIOLET 2 (CI 60725)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Cancer
Data: Limited
D&C RED 30
RED 30 (CI 73360)
Use restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: None
TOSYLAMIDE/ FORMALDEHYDE RESINAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)
Data: Limited
BENZOPHENONE-1Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption
Data: Limited
ULTRAMARINESMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
FERRIC AMMONIUM FERROCYANIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
FERRIC FERROCYANIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
D&C YELLOW 11
YELLOW 11 (CI 47000)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOccupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
ETHYL TOSYLAMIDEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
ALUMINAPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
TRIMETHYL PENTANYL DIISOBUTYRATEPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
ALUMINUM CALCIUM SODIUM SILICATEMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
COLOPHONIUMAllergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
TIN OXIDEPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
BARIUM SULFATEPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
IRON OXIDESPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CI 77491Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
PROPYL ACETATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
MICAPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
ISOPROPYL ALCOHOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUSNone Identified
Data: Good
CAMPHORUse restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
D&C RED 30 LAKE
RED 30 LAKE (CI 73360)
Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: None
STEARALKONIUM BENTONITENone Identified
Data: None
CALCIUM SODIUM BOROSILICATENone Identified
Data: None
POLYURETHANE-11None Identified
Data: None
D&C YELLOW 5 ALUMINUM LAKE
YELLOW 5 LAKE (CI 15850)
None Identified
Data: None
FD&C BLUE 1 ALUMINUM LAKE
BLUE 1 LAKE (CI 42090)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
NITROCELLULOSEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITENone Identified
Data: Limited
POLYETHYLENE TEREPHTHALATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDENone Identified
Data: Limited
D&C BLACK 2
BLACK 2 (CI 77266)
None Identified
Data: Limited
GUANINENone Identified
Data: Fair
STEARALKONIUM HECTORITEContamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents, FREE AMINES)
Data: None
HYDROGENATED CASTOR OILData gaps
Data: Limited
CALCIUM ALUMINUM BOROSILICATENone Identified
Data: Fair
DIACETONE ALCOHOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
ETHYL ACETATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
BUTYL ACETATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
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


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