EWG scientists reviewed N.Y.C. Long Wearing Nail Enamel, Extra Shiny Top Coat 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 N.Y.C. Long Wearing Nail Enamel, Extra Shiny Top Coat is 4.
|D&C VIOLET 2||Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|BENZOPHENONE-1||Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity|
|BUTYL ALCOHOL||Data gaps, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions|
|DIETHYLHEXYL ADIPATE||Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL||Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|NITROCELLULOSE||Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|EPOXIDIZED SOYBEAN OIL EPOXIDIZED SOYBEAN OIL||Multiple, additive exposure sources|
|ETHYL ACETATE||Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)|
|BUTYL ACETATE||Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)|
|ACRYLATES CROSSPOLYMER||None Identified|
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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
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