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Data last updated:
May 2013

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Quo nail polish remover

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polish remover
EWG scientists reviewed Quo nail polish remover 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 Quo nail polish remover is 5.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCE
PARFUM
Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
BENZOPHENONE-1Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
FD&C YELLOW 5Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ACETONEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity
Data: Fair
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
DIMETHYL GLUTARATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE CARBONATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
BLUE 1None Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
DIMETHYL SUCCINATENone Identified
Data: Limited
DIMETHYL ADIPATENone Identified
Data: Limited
DENATONIUM BENZOATEData gaps
Data: Limited
WATER
AQUA
Innocuous
Data: Robust


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