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Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure Nail Polish, Commander in Chic (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure Nail Polish, Commander in Chic (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 Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure Nail Polish, Commander in Chic (old formulation) is 6.

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Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is MODERATE

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
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Neurotoxicity
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Robust
CI 77266
Appeared as: D&C BLACK 2 (CI 77266)

• Cancer (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (moderate)

Limited
D&C RED 34 CALCIUM LAKE
Appeared as: D&C RED 34 CALCIUM LAKE (CI 15880)

• Use restrictions (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
SOLVENT VIOLET 13
Appeared as: D&C VIOLET 2 (CI 60725)

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair
BUTYL ALCOHOL
Appeared as: N BUTYL ALCOHOL

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

Good
CI 77000
Appeared as: ALUMINUM POWDER (CI 77000)

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Neurotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Good

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, and 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)

None

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, and 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES (CI 77491 CI 77492 CI 77499)

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

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

Limited

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

None

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

Limited

None

Fair
POLYETHYLENE TEREPHTHALATE
Appeared as: POLYETHYLENE TERAPHTHALATE

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Limited

Robust

None
ISOSORBIDE DICAPRYLATE
Appeared as: ISOSORBIDE DICAPRYLATE/CAPRATE

None

None

Limited
ETHYLENE/ VINYL ACETATE COPOLYMER
Appeared as: ETHYLENE/VA COPOLYMER

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

Fair

None

None

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair
CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL

Limited
MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA EXTRACT
Appeared as: MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA (KELP) EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited
ULTRAMARINES
Appeared as: ULTRAMARINES (CI 77007)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

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

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited
BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDE
Appeared as: BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDE (CI 77163)

Limited
D&C RED 7 LAKE
Appeared as: D&C RED 7 CALCIUM LAKE (CI 15850)

• Use restrictions (low)

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited
FERRIC AMMONIUM FERROCYANIDE
Appeared as: FERRIC AMMONIUM FERROCYANIDE (CI 77510)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited
MANGANESE VIOLET
Appeared as: MANGANESE VIOLET (CI 77742)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (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:

Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Nitrocellulose, Isopropyl Alcohol, Adipic Acid/Neopentyl Glycol/Trimellitic Anhydride Copolymer, Acetyl Tributyl Citrate, Tosylamide/Epoxy Resin, Silica, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Stearalkonium Bentonite, Acrylates Copolymer, Polyethylene Teraphthalate, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Polybutylene Terephthalate, N Butyl Alcohol, Triphenyl Phosphate, Water, Isosorbide Dicaprylate/Caprate, Glycidyl Neodecanoate/Phthalic Anhydride/TMP Crosspolymer, Polyurethane 11, Ethylene/VA Copolymer, Diacetone Alcohol, Etocrylene, Kaolin, Acrylates/Dimethicone Copolymer, Corallina Officinalis Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Phosphoric Acid, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Dimethicone, Cetyl PEG/PPG 10/1 Dimethicone, Styrene/Acrylates Copolymer, Polyvinyl Butyral, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Macrocystis Pyrifera (Kelp) Extract, Butylene Glycol, Hydrolyzed Conchiolin Protein, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Tin Oxide, May Contain (+/-):, Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Ultramarines (CI 77007), Aluminum Powder (CI 77000), D&C Red 6 Barium Lake (CI 15850), Bismuth Oxychloride (CI 77163), D&C Red 7 Calcium Lake (CI 15850), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), D&C Red 34 Calcium Lake (CI 15880), FD&C Yellow 5 Aluminum Lake (CI 19140), Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide (CI 77510), Manganese Violet (CI 77742), D&C Black 2 (CI 77266), D&C Violet 2 (CI 60725)

Directions from packaging:

1. Shake well with cap on before use. 2. Apply 2 coats of polish to clean, dry nails. Allow each coat to dry before applying the next one.

Warnings from packaging:

Flammable - keep away from heat or flame.

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