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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2012

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Nailtiques Formula 2 Nail Protein

EWG scientists reviewed Nailtiques Formula 2 Nail Protein 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 Nailtiques Formula 2 Nail Protein is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
D&C VIOLET 2
VIOLET 2 (CI 42520)
Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TOSYLAMIDE/ FORMALDEHYDE RESINEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
BENZOPHENONE-1Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ISOPROPYL ALCOHOLDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
ACRYLATES COPOLYMERContamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE), Use restrictions
Data: None
HYDROLYZED KERATINUse restrictions
Data: Limited
NITROCELLULOSEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
EPOXIDIZED SOYBEAN OIL EPOXIDIZED SOYBEAN OILMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
ETOCRYLENEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
ETHYL ACETATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
BUTYL ACETATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
WHEAT AMINO ACIDSNone Identified
Data: None
CALCIUM PANTOTHENATENone Identified
Data: Limited
GELATINNone Identified
Data: Fair


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