EWG scientists reviewed OPI Base Coat, Top Coat & Nail Strengthener, Formaldehyde-Free Formula 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 Base Coat, Top Coat & Nail Strengthener, Formaldehyde-Free Formula is 6.
|GLYOXAL (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)||Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Cancer, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)|
|TRIPHENYL PHOSPHATE||Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Neurotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology|
|D&C VIOLET 2|
VIOLET 2 (CI 60725)
|Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Cancer|
|BENZOPHENONE-1||Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption|
|SD ALCOHOL 40B||Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Cancer|
|TRIMETHYL PENTANYL DIISOBUTYRATE||Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology|
|ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL||Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Developmental/reproductive toxicity|
|HEPTANE||Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Ecotoxicology|
|TOSYLAMIDE/ EPOXY RESIN||None Identified|
|HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEIN||Allergies/immunotoxicity|
|NITROCELLULOSE||Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|ETHYL ACETATE||Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)|
|BUTYL ACETATE||Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)|
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