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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2012

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L'Oreal Colour Riche Nail Polish, Violet Vixen (2012 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed L'Oreal Colour Riche Nail Polish, Violet Vixen (2012 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 L'Oreal Colour Riche Nail Polish, Violet Vixen (2012 formulation) is 4.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
D&C RED 34
RED 34 (CI 15880)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
BENZOPHENONE-1Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
FERRIC FERROCYANIDEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
D&C RED 6
RED 6 (CI 15850)
Cancer, Data gaps
Data: Limited
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Good
ALUMINAEnhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
TIN OXIDEEnhanced skin absorption, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
BARIUM SULFATEEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
IRON OXIDESEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
PROPYL ACETATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
MICAOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
ISOPROPYL ALCOHOLDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CI 77499Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUSNone Identified
Data: Good
ACRYLATES COPOLYMERContamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE), Use restrictions
Data: None
TOSYLAMIDE/ EPOXY RESINNone Identified
Data: None
STEARALKONIUM BENTONITENone Identified
Data: None
CI 77492None Identified
Data: Limited
FD&C YELLOW 5 ALUMINUM LAKE
YELLOW 5 LAKE (CI 19140)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
FD&C BLUE 1 ALUMINUM LAKE
BLUE 1 LAKE (CI 42090)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
NITROCELLULOSEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
ADIPIC ACID/ NEOPENTYL GLYCOL/ TRIMELLITIC ANHYDRIDE COPOLYMER
ADIPIC ACID/NEOPENTYL GLYCOL/TRIMELITIC ANHYDRIDE COPOLYMER
None Identified
Data: Limited
SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE
SYNTHETIC FLUROPHLOGOPITE
None Identified
Data: Limited
BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDENone Identified
Data: Limited
D&C BLACK 2
BLACK 2 (CI 77266)
None Identified
Data: Limited
ACETYL TRIBUTYL CITRATEMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
CALCIUM ALUMINUM BOROSILICATENone Identified
Data: Fair
STEARALKONIUM HECTORITEContamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents, FREE AMINES)
Data: None
DIACETONE ALCOHOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PHOSPHORIC ACIDIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
ETHYL ACETATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
BUTYL ACETATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
D&C RED 7 LAKE
RED 7 LAKE (CI 15850)
Use restrictions
Data: None


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