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Sally Hansen Salon Gel Polish, Red My Lips (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Sally Hansen Salon Gel Polish, Red My Lips (2016 formulation) product label collected on July 04, 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 Sally Hansen Salon Gel Polish, Red My Lips (2016 formulation) is 3.

Data last updated: July 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (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)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

None

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

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

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)

Limited
D&C RED 33 LAKE
Appeared as: D&C RED 33 ALUMINUM LAKE (CI 17200)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
D&C RED 30 LAKE
Appeared as: D&C RED 30 ALUMINUM LAKE (CI 73360)

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

Fair

None

Limited

Limited

Limited

None

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

None

• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES and FREE AMINES)

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)

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

• Use restrictions (low)

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

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

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

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

None
D&C RED 28 ALUMINUM LAKE
Appeared as: D&C RED 27 ALUMINUM LAKE (CI 45410)

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

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

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair
CI 75470
Appeared as: CARMINE (CI 75470)

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Di-HEMA Trimethylhexyl Dicarbamate, HEMA, hydroxypropyl Methacrylate, Synthetic Wax, Trimethylbenzoyl Diphenylphosphine Oxide, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Hydroxycyclohexyl Phenyl Ketone, Polysilicone-13, Butyl Acetate, Isopropyl Titanium Triisostearate, Isopropyl Alcohol, Nitrocellulose, PEG 12 Dimethicone, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Stearalkonium Hectorite, Tin Oxide, May Contain:, Mica, Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), D&C Red No. 33 Aluminum Lake (CI 17200), D&C Red No. 30 Aluminum Lake (CI 73360), Ultramarines (CI 77007), D&C Red No. 7 Calcium Lake (CI 15850), Bismuth Oxychloride (CI 77163), Manganese Violet (CI 77742), FD&C Yellow No. 5 Aluminum Lake (CI 19140), D&C Red No. 27 Aluminum Lake (CI 45410), D&C Red No. 6 Barium Lake (CI 15850), Carmine (CI 75470), D&C Violet No. 2 (CI 60725)

Directions from packaging:

Salon results in 3 easy steps 1) base coat - cure for 30 seconds 2) color - cure for 30 seconds (then repeat with 2nd coat) 3) top coat - cure for 30 seconds & wipe with nail cleanser pad done!

Warnings from packaging:

Do not apply to damaged or infected nails. Avoid eye and skin contact. In case of contact, rinse with water; if irritation occurs, consult a physician. If swallowed, seek medical attention. Use with adequate ventilation. Keep out of reach of children.

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