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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
September 2013

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butter LONDON Nail Foundation Flawless Basecoat

EWG scientists reviewed butter LONDON Nail Foundation Flawless Basecoat 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 butter LONDON Nail Foundation Flawless Basecoat is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
PHTHALIC ANHYDRIDEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Limited
BENZOPHENONE-1Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
TRIPHENYL PHOSPHATEDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
TRIMELLITIC ANHYDRIDEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TALCContamination concerns (ASBESTIFORM FIBERS), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
TRIMETHYL PENTANYL DIISOBUTYRATEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
IRON OXIDES
RED (CI 77491)
Enhanced skin absorption, Organ 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
NITROCELLULOSEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
STEARALKONIUM HECTORITEContamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents, FREE AMINES)
Data: None
ETHYL ACETATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
BUTYL ACETATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
GLYCOLS COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None


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