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Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Anti-Chip Top Coat, Clear (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Anti-Chip Top Coat, Clear (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 Insta-Dri Anti-Chip Top Coat, Clear (2016 formulation) is 7.

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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_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Good

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair
FD&C YELLOW 5
Appeared as: FD&C YELLOW 5 (CI 19140)

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited
ACRYLATES COPOLYMER
Appeared as: ACRYLATES

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
ACRYLATES/ C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER
Appeared as: C10 30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited

Limited

Limited

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Fair

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

Limited
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) OIL

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

Robust

Limited
ACTINIDIA CHINENSIS (KIWI) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ACTINIDIA CHINENSIS FRUIT EXTRACT (KIWI)

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:

Aqua (Water), Trisodium Phosphate, Acrylates, C10 30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Polyethylene, Butylene Glycol, Laureth-7, Sodium Hydroxide, Urea, 1, 2-Hexanediol, Caprylyl Glycol, Disodium EDTA, Fragrance, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Extract, Sodium Carbonate, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Oil, Sodium Chloride, Phenoxyethanol, EDTA, Propylene Glycol, Actinidia Chinensis Fruit Extract (Kiwi), Potassium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate, Citric Acid, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Ethylparaben, FD&C Yellow No. 5 (CI 19140), FD&C Green No. 3 (CI 42053)

Directions from packaging:

Apply nail color; wait 2 minutes & apply 1 coat. Manicure will be dry to the touch in seconds. Once opened, use within 24 months.

Warnings from packaging:

Flammable. Keep away from heat and flame.

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