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Sally Hansen Big Top Coat Treatment, Crackle, Black On (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Sally Hansen Big Top Coat Treatment, Crackle, Black On (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 Big Top Coat Treatment, Crackle, Black On (2016 formulation) is 3.

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Data last updated: July 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Contamination concerns
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
SD ALCOHOL 1
Appeared as: ALCOHOL DENAT.

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Robust
CI 77266
Appeared as: , D&C BLACK 2 (CL 77266)

• Cancer (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

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)

Limited
TRIMETHYL PENTANYL DIISOBUTYRATE
Appeared as: TRIMETHYL PENTANEDIOL DIISOBUTYRATE

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

Fair

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

Limited
ADIPIC ACID/ NEOPENTYL GLYCOL/ TRIMELLITIC ANHYDRIDE COPOLYMER
Appeared as: ADIPIC ACID/NEOPENTYL GLYCOL/TRIMELITIC ANHYDRIDE COPOLYMER

• Use restrictions (low)

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

Limited

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

None

• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES and FREE AMINES)

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: MAY CONTAIN (/-)

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Ethyl Acetate, Alcohol Denat., Adipic Acid/Neopentyl Glycol/Trimelitic Anhydride Copolymer, Silica, Butyl Acetate, Nitrocellulose, Isopropyl Alcohol, Ethyl Tosylamide, Stearalkonium Bentonite, Stearalkonium Hectorite, Sucrose Acetate Isobutyrate, Trimethyl Pentanediol Diisobutyrate, May Contain (+/-):, D&C Black No. 2 (Cl 77266)

Directions from packaging:

Apply 1 thin or thick coat (depending on desired effect) over nail color, then apply a top coat. Close immediately after use.

Warnings from packaging:

Flammable. 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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