EWG scientists reviewed Nutra nail growth treatment with green tea antioxidants for longer and stronger nails - (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 Nutra nail growth treatment with green tea antioxidants for longer and stronger nails - (2010 formulation) is 4.
|RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)||Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions|
|D&C YELLOW 11|
D&C YELLOW NO 11 (CI 47000)
|Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|TOCOPHERYL ACETATE||Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)|
|D&C GREEN 6|
D&C GREEN NO 6 (CI 61565)
|HYDROGENATED POLYDECENE||Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation|
|CYCLOMETHICONE||Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation|
|CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT||Use restrictions|
|DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER-3||None Identified|
|TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATE||None Identified|
|DIISOPROPYL ADIPATE||None Identified|
|OCTYLDODECANOL||Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)|
|C13-14 ISOPARAFFIN||Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions|
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