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Sally Hansen Hard as Nails Hard As Wraps Acrylic Gel + Nylon, Sheer Pink Gloss (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Sally Hansen Hard as Nails Hard As Wraps Acrylic Gel + Nylon, Sheer Pink Gloss (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 Hard as Nails Hard As Wraps Acrylic Gel + Nylon, Sheer Pink Gloss (2016 formulation) is 4.

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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
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Neurotoxicity
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
D&C RED 34 CALCIUM LAKE
Appeared as: RED 34 LAKE

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

Limited

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

Good
CI 77000
Appeared as: ALUMINUM POWDER

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited

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

Good

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

Limited

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

None
STYRENE/ ACRYLATES COPOLYMER
Appeared as: STYRENE ACRYLATES COPOLYMER OR ACRYLATES COPOLYMER

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair
D&C RED 30 LAKE
Appeared as: RED 30 LAKE

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES

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

Fair

• 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

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

Limited

None

None

None

• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES and FREE AMINES)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Fair

Limited

None

Limited

None

None

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Good

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

None
D&C RED 6 ALUMINUM LAKE
Appeared as: RED 6 LAKE

Limited
D&C RED 7 LAKE
Appeared as: RED 7 LAKE

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

Fair
CI 75170
Appeared as: GUANINE

Fair
FERRIC FERROCYANIDE
Appeared as: FERRIC FERROCYANIDE (CI 77510)

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Isopropyl Alcohol, Nitrocellulose, Adipic Acid, Neopentyl Glycol, Trimellitic Anhydride Copolymer, Trimethyl Pentanyl Diisobutyrate, Styrene Acrylates Copolymer or Acrylates Copolymer, Stearalkonium Bentonite, Ethyl Tosylamide, Stearalkonium Hectorite, Benzophenone 1, Citric Acid, Nylon-12, May Also Contain: Diacetone Alcohol, Sucrose Acetate Isobutyrate, Tosylamide, Epoxy Resin, Butylphthalimide, Isopropylphthalimide, Etocrylene, Dimethicone, Calcium Sodium Phosphosilicate, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Silica, Polyethylene Terephthalate, May Contain: Titanium Dioxide, Red 6 Lake, Red 7 Lake, Red 30 Lake, Red 34 Lake, Yellow 5 Lake, Bismuth Oxychloride, Guanine, Iron Oxides, Ferric Ferrocyanide (CI 77510), Mica, Aluminum Powder

Directions from packaging:

Shake gently. Apply 2 coats. Allow to dry. For best results, finish with your favorite Sally Hansen top coat.

Warnings from packaging:

Flammable. Keep away from heat and flame.

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