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Nailtiques Oil Therapy (2014 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Nailtiques Oil Therapy (2014 formulation) product label collected on November 12, 2014 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 Nailtiques Oil Therapy (2014 formulation) is 6.

Data last updated: November 2014

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINYL ACETATE (VITMIN A ACETATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL ACETATE (VITAMIN A)

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

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

Fair
VITAMIN D2
Appeared as: ERGOCALCIFEROL (VITAMIN D2)

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair
AKA225
Appeared as: D&C RED 17

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

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

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL

Limited

Limited
PRUNUS PERSICA (PEACH) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: PEACH KERNEL OIL

Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: GRAPESEED OIL

Limited
JUGLANS REGIA (PERSIAN WALNUT) SEED OIL
Appeared as: WALNUT (JUGLANS REGIA) SEED OIL

Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL
Appeared as: AVOCADO (PERSEA GRATISSIMA) OIL

Limited

Limited

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF GEL
Appeared as: ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS) LEAF OIL

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (NATURAL VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

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:

Safflower (Carthamus Tinctorius) Oil, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Peach Kernel Oil, Grapeseed Oil, Walnut (Juglans Regia) Seed Oil, Avocado (Persea Gratissima) Oil, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Oil, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat Germ) Oil, Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis) Leaf Oil, Tocopherol (Natural Vitamin E), Ergocalciferol (Vitamin D2), Retinyl Acetate (Vitamin A), Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Fragrance, D&C Red 17

Directions from packaging:

Apply several times a week to cuticles and nails (with or without polish) to replenish oil to skin and nails.For Drying Nails: Apply over polish after it has started to dry (about 10 minutes) to help set polish and avoid smudges.Treatment for the Dry Nail: For nails with white spots (usually the ring and pinky fingers) apply directly on the nail surface as often as possible.

Warnings from packaging:

Keep out of reach of children.Keep away from heat or flame.

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