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Product score: 06

Data Availability:

Limited

User Added: justShine Nail Polish (old formulation) (not reviewed by EWG)

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User Added: justShine Nail Polish (old formulation) (not reviewed by EWG)

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CATEGORY

Nail Polish

DATA LAST UPDATED

May 2013

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • HIGH
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • MODERATE
    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: 01
ETHYL ACETATE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, solvent, perfuming
CONCERNS • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
BUTYL ACETATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, solvent, masking
CONCERNS • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
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Ingredient score: 01
NITROCELLULOSE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) film former, suspending agent - nonsurfactant, film forming
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
POLYESTER RESIN
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
ACETYL TRIBUTYL CITRATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, plasticizer, film forming, masking, perfuming, plasticiser
CONCERNS • Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
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Ingredient score: 02
ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) antifoaming agent, fragrance ingredient, solvent, viscosity decreasing agent, antifoaming, perfuming, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 04
CAMPHOR
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) denaturant, external analgesic, fragrance ingredient, plasticizer, masking, plasticiser
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
STEARALKONIUM HECTORITE
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) suspending agent - nonsurfactant, gel forming, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES and FREE AMINES)
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Ingredient score: 04
BENZOPHENONE-1
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) ultraviolet light absorber, uv absorber
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) colorant, opacifying agent, sunscreen agent, ultraviolet light absorber
CONCERNS • Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)
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Ingredient score: 04
CI 15850 (D&C RED NO. 6 OR 7) BARIUM LAKE
Appeared as: D&C RED #6 BARIUM LAKE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) colorant
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Contamination concerns (ANILINE and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))
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Ingredient score: 03
CI 15850 (D&C RED NO. 6 OR 7) CALCIUM LAKE
Appeared as: D&C RED #7 CALCIUM LAKE
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Contamination concerns (ANILINE and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))
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Ingredient score: 05
D&C RED NO. 34 (CI 15880) CALCIUM LAKE
Appeared as: D&C RED #34 CALCIUM LAKE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) colorant
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 06
FD&C YELLOW NO. 5 (CI 19140) LAKE
Appeared as: FD&C YELLOW 5 ALUMINUM LAKE
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) colorant
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Neurotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (BIPHENYL-2-YLAMINE and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))
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Ingredient score: 03
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) colorant, cosmetic colorant
CONCERNS • Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 05
FERRIC ALUMINUM FERROCYANIDE
Data Availability: None
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CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Neurotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (high)
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Ingredient score: 02
MICA
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) colorant, opacifying
CONCERNS • Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) colorant, cosmetic colorant
CONCERNS • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
POLYETHYLENE TEREPHTHALATE
Appeared as: POLYETHYLENE TEREPHTALATE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) adhesive, film former, hair fixative, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, film forming
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredients from packaging:

ethyl acetate; butyl acetate; nitrocellulose; polyester resin; acetyl tributil citrate; isopropyl alcohol; camphor stearalkomonium hectorite and benzophenone-1; titanium dioxide; d&c red #6 barium lake; d&c red #7 calcium lake; d&c red #34 calcium lake; fd&c yellow aluminum lake; iron oxides; ferric aluminum ferrocyanide; mica; bismuth oxychloride; polyethylene terephtalate

Warnings from packaging:

Keep away from heat and flame

Product's animal testing policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.


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.

Score legend

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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