Cutex Corrector Pen with Nail Polish Remover (2016 formulation)
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EWG scientists reviewed the Cutex Corrector Pen with Nail Polish Remover (2016 formulation) product label collected on July 02, 2016 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 Cutex Corrector Pen with Nail Polish Remover (2016 formulation) is 2.
Data last updated: July 2016
Cancer: Ingredients linked to cancer in government, industry or academic studies or assessments.
Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity
Developmental and reproductive toxicity: Ingredients linked to developmental and reproductive toxicity, a broad class of health effects that range from infertility and reproductive organ cancers to birth defects and developmental delays in children.
Allergies & Immunotoxicity
Allergies and immunotoxicity: Ingredients linked to harm to the immune system, a class of health problems that manifest as allergic reactions or an impaired capacity to fight disease and repair damaged tissue in the body.
Use restrictions: Ingredients restricted or prohibited for use in cosmetics, according to industry safety guidelines, government requirements or guidance from the U.S., EU, Japan or Canada.
Other Ingredient Concerns
- Multiple, additive exposure sources
- Contamination concerns
- Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
- Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
- Use restrictions
- Enhanced skin absorption
- Occupational hazards
• Neurotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
Product's Animal Testing Policies
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Product's Label Information
Ingredients from packaging:
Acetone, Water (Aqua), Glycerin, Polysorbate 20, Panthenol
Directions from packaging:
Apply saturated tip over polish, rub slightly and watch it disappear. Wide tip with tissue to avoid build up. Replace cap tightly. To replace tip: Hold pen upright. Pull out used tip and push in new one. Allow one minute for tip to saturate.
Warnings from packaging:
Flammable liquid. Keep away from heat and flame. Keep away from small children. Use only in well ventilated areas. Vapors may travel to ignition source. Do not breathe vapors. Eye irritant. If eye contact occurs, flush with water thoroughly. If pain or irritation develops, seed immediate medical attention. Harmful if taken internally. If accidentally ingested, give plenty of water to dilute product. Do not induce vomiting. Contact a Poison Control Center or medical doctor immediately. Harmful to synthetic fabrics, wood finishes & plastics.
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