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Data last updated:
September 2013

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RGB Nail Color, Cobalt

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EWG scientists reviewed RGB Nail Color, Cobalt 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 RGB Nail Color, Cobalt is 5.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
ALUMINUM POWDERNeurotoxicity, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
TRIPHENYL PHOSPHATEDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Neurotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
D&C RED 34 CALCIUM LAKEUse restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
D&C VIOLET 2Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Cancer
Data: Fair
D&C RED 17Use restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
BENZOPHENONE-1Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption
Data: Limited
FERRIC AMMONIUM FERROCYANIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
D&C RED 7 CALCIUM LAKENone Identified
Data: None
D&C GREEN 6Use restrictions
Data: Limited
FD&C YELLOW 5Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
DIMETHICONEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
TRIMETHYL PENTANYL DIISOBUTYRATEPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
IRON OXIDES
RED IRON OXIDE
Persistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
MICAPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
ISOPROPYL ALCOHOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Fair
CI 77499
BLACK IRON OXIDE
Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
FD&C YELLOW 5 ALUMINUM LAKEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
D&C RED 6 BARIUM LAKEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
NITROCELLULOSEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
ADIPIC ACID/ NEOPENTYL GLYCOL/ TRIMELLITIC ANHYDRIDE COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: Limited
BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDENone Identified
Data: Limited
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
ETHYL ACETATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
BUTYL ACETATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited


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