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September 2013

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Maximum Growth Plus Nail Color, 03 Pure White Tip (2013 formulation)

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EWG scientists reviewed Maximum Growth Plus Nail Color, 03 Pure White Tip (2013 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 Maximum Growth Plus Nail Color, 03 Pure White Tip (2013 formulation) is 8.
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
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)Use restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
OCTINOXATE
ETHYLHEXYL METHOXYCINNAMATE
Enhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
TRIPHENYL PHOSPHATEDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Neurotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
D&C RED 34 CALCIUM LAKE
RED 34 LAKE
Use restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
D&C VIOLET 2Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Cancer
Data: Fair
BENZOPHENONE-1Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption
Data: Limited
FERRIC FERROCYANIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
OCTISALATE
ETHYLHEXYL SALICYLATE
Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOccupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
ETHYL TOSYLAMIDEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
TRIMETHYL PENTANYL DIISOBUTYRATEPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
SUCROSE ACETATE ISOBUTYRATEPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
IRON OXIDESPersistence 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
SILICA, AMORPHOUSNone Identified
Data: Good
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Good
D&C RED 30 LAKEPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: None
STEARALKONIUM BENTONITENone Identified
Data: None
TOSYLAMIDE/ EPOXY RESINNone Identified
Data: None
CALCIUM SODIUM BOROSILICATENone Identified
Data: None
SODIUM PANTOTHENATEMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) LEAF EXTRACT
CAMELIA OLEIFERA LEAF EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
CALENDULA OFFICINIALIS FLOWER EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
D&C RED 6 ALUMINUM LAKE
RED 6 LAKE
None Identified
Data: None
D&C YELLOW 5 ALUMINUM LAKE
YELLOW 5 LAKE
None Identified
Data: None
ADIPIC ACID/ NEOPENTYL GLYCOL/ TRIMELLITIC ANHYDRIDE COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: Limited
NITROCELLULOSEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
ETOCRYLENEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED GLYCINE SOJA (SOY) PROTEIN
HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN
None Identified
Data: Limited
POLYETHYLENE TEREPHTHALATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDENone Identified
Data: Limited
GUANINENone Identified
Data: Fair
STEARALKONIUM HECTORITEContamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents, FREE AMINES)
Data: None
CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL
None Identified
Data: Fair
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
D&C RED 7 LAKEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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