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Data last updated:
July 2013

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Sally Hansen Super Shine Nail Finish

EWG scientists reviewed Sally Hansen Super Shine Nail Finish 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 Sally Hansen Super Shine Nail Finish is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
Allergies & immunotoxicity
Use restrictions

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
BENZOPHENONE-1Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
BUTYL ALCOHOLData gaps, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
TRIMETHYL PENTANYL DIISOBUTYRATEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
ISOPROPYL ALCOHOLDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CAMPHORUse restrictions
Data: Fair
NITROCELLULOSEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
Data: Limited
BUTYL ACETATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
ETHYL ACETATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
ADIPIC ACIDIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
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