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User Added: BB Nails Nano Repair (not reviewed by EWG)

**This is not an official Skin Deep® report. This product has not been reviewed by EWG scientists. These reports are for informational, non-commercial purposes only.**

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the User Added: BB Nails Nano Repair (not reviewed by EWG) product label collected on April 24, 2017 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 User Added: BB Nails Nano Repair (not reviewed by EWG) is 4.

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Data last updated: April 2017

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
2-BROMO-2-NITROPROPANE-1,3-DIOL
Appeared as: 2-BROMO-2-NITROPROPANE-1

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)
• Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE and NITROSAMINES)

Fair
EUGENIA CARYOPHYLLUS (CLOVE) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: EUGENIA CARYOPHYLLUS LEAF OIL

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

Fair

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

Fair
BHT

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA

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

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

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII BUTTER

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Good
MINERAL OIL
Appeared as: PARAFFINUM LIQUIDUM

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRYLIC

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

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, Cymbopogon Flexuosos Oil, Melaleuca Alternifolia Leaf Oil, Eugenia Caryophyllus Leaf Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii Butter, Glyceryl Stearate, Paraffinum Liquidum, Caprylic, Capric Triglyceride, Glycerin, Cetearyl Olivate, Sorbitan Olivate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetyl Palmitate, Sorbitan Palmitate, Dimethicone, Hydroxyethylcelllose, Disoidum EDTA, Sodium Hydroxide, BHT, 20Bromo-2-Nitropropane-1, 3-Diol, Dichlorobenzyl Alcohol

Directions from packaging:

Aplicar sobre as unhas (sem esmalte) duas vezes ao dia. Pode-se aplicar nas unhas com esmalte para hidratação e manutenção da cutícula. Não aplicar sobre pele lesionada. Em caso de irritação, descontinuar o uso.

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