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Deborah Lippmann Rehydrating Base Coat (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Deborah Lippmann Rehydrating Base Coat (old formulation) product label collected on July 23, 2013 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 Deborah Lippmann Rehydrating Base Coat (old formulation) is 4.

Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Contamination concerns (BENZENE)

Robust

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

Fair

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Robust

None

• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES and FREE AMINES)

Fair
D&C RED 6 BARIUM LAKE
Appeared as: D&C RED 6 BARIUM LAKE (CI 15850)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA OLEFIFERA (GREEN TEA) EXTRACT

Fair
BIOTIN
Appeared as: BIOTIN (VITAMIN H)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS) EXTRACT

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

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.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Isopropyl Alcohol, Toluene, Butyl Acetate, Ethyl Acetate, Tosylamide Formaldehyde Resin, Nitrocellulose, Polyvinyl Butyral, Dibutyl Phthalate, Water, Benzophenone 1, Stearalkonium Hectorite, D&C Red 6 Barium Lake (CI 15850), Camellia Olefifera (Green Tea) Extract, Biotin (Vitamin H), Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis) Extract

Directions from packaging:

Apply as base coat or alone to prevent peeling nail or splitting nails.

Warnings from packaging:

Avoid Heat or Flame.

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