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Product score: 07

Data Availability:

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Nutra Nail 5 to 7 Day Growth Calcium Formula (2016 formulation)

Nutra Nail 5 to 7 Day Growth Calcium Formula (2016 formulation)

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CATEGORY

Nail Treatment

BRAND

Nutra Nail

DATA LAST UPDATED

July 2016

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • MODERATE
    Cancer
  • HIGH
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • HIGH
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • HIGH
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient scores

Ingredients are scored based on their formulation and concentration in this product. Click on an ingredient for more information.

Ingredient score: 09
RETINYL ACETATE (VITMIN A ACETATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL ACETATE (VITAMIN A)
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)
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Ingredient score: 09
PROPYLPARABEN
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, preservative, perfuming
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
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Ingredient score: 07
QUATERNIUM-15
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antistatic agent, preservative
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)
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Ingredient score: 05
VITAMIN D3
Appeared as: CHOLECALCIFEROL (VITAMIN D3)
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)
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Ingredient score: 05
DIAZOLIDINYL UREA
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) preservative
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)
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Ingredient score: 05
OCTOXYNOL-9
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) surfactant - emulsifying agent, cleansing, emulsifying
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (C9 PHENOLS, ETHYLENE OXIDE, and 1,4-DIOXANE)
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Ingredient score: 05
IMIDAZOLIDINYL UREA
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) preservative
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)
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Ingredient score: 04
METHYLPARABEN
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, preservative
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 03
PEG-75 LANOLIN
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) surfactant - cleansing agent
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)
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Ingredient score: 03
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
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Ingredient score: 03
ACRYLATES/ PEG 10 MALEATE/ STYRENE COPOLYMER
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) opacifying agent, opacifying
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)
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Ingredient score: 03
PROPYLENE GLYCOL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, humectant, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, skin-conditioningagent - miscellaneous, solvent, viscosity decreasing agent, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
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Ingredient score: 02
SERUM ALBUMIN
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) film former, hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, film forming, hair conditioning, humectant, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 02
TEA-SALICYLATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) sunscreen agent, ultraviolet light absorber, preservative, uv absorber
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 02
TETRASODIUM EDTA
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) chelating agent, chelating
CONCERNS • Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)
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Ingredient score: 01
WATER
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
POLYQUATERNIUM-11
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) antistatic agent, film former, hair fixative, antistatic, film forming
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Ingredient score: 01
KERATIN AMINO ACIDS
Appeared as: KERATIN AMINO ACID
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, antistatic, hair conditioning, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM HYDROLYZED COLLAGEN
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antistatic agent, hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, antistatic, hair conditioning, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
LACTIS PROTEINUM
Appeared as: MILK PROTEIN (LACTIS PROTEINUM)
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
HYDROLYZED GLYCINE SOJA (SOY) PROTEIN
Appeared as: HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, antistatic, hair conditioning, humectant, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE
Appeared as: CALCIUM PANTOTHENATE (VITAMIN B5)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, antistatic, hair conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE
Appeared as: ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS) LEAF JUICE
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
ZEA MAYS (CORN) OIL
Appeared as: ZEA MAYS (CORN) OIL (CORN)
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive;surfactant - emulsifying agent, antistatic, emollient, emulsifying, hair conditioning, masking, skin conditioning, solvent, surfactant
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Ingredient score: 01
CALCIUM CHLORIDE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) cosmetic astringent, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, astringent, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
SODIUM CHLORIDE
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) flavoring agent, oral care agent, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous
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Ingredient score: 01
SCLEROTIUM GUM
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) emulsion stabilizer, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, viscosity increasing agent -aqueous, emulsion stabilising, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
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Ingredients from packaging:

Water, Polyquaternium 11, PEG 75 Lanolin, Keratin Amino Acid, Serum Albumin, Hydroxypropyltrimonium Hydrolyzed Collagen, Milk Protein (Lactis Proteinum), Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Retinyl Acetate (Vitamin A), Cholecalciferol (Vitamin D3), Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5), Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis) Leaf Juice, Zea Mays (Corn) Oil (Corn), Calcium Chloride, Sodium Chloride, Sclerotium Gum, TEA Salicylate, Acrylates/PEG 10 Maleate/Styrene Copolymer, Propylene Glycol, Propylparaben, Methylparaben, Diazolidinyl Urea, Octoxynol 9, Quaternium 15, Imidazolidinyl Urea, Tetrasodium EDTA

Directions from packaging:

: apply over entire nail, cuticle And under nail tip. Massageinto nails And cuticles for 5 seconds. For very weak nails, use twicedaily. Use with or without nail color. Guaranteed: if not satisfied,return unused portion Of product, sales receipt And UPC code frompackage for full refund.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only.

Product's animal testing policies

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Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Understanding scores

Cosmetics and personal care products are not required to be tested for safety before being allowed on the market. The Skin Deep® scoring system was designed to help the public understand whether a product is safe to use or whether it contains ingredients of concern.

Every product and ingredient in Skin Deep gets a two-part score – one for hazard and one for data availability. The safest products score well by both measures, with a low hazard rating and a fair or better data availability rating.

HOW WE DETERMINE SCORES

Hazard score

The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED™ mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

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Data availability

The Skin Deep data availability rating reflects the number of scientific studies about the product or ingredient in the published scientific literature.

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