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Product score: 04

Data Availability:

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Revlon Nail Care Treat & Boost (2019 formulation)

Revlon Nail Care Treat & Boost (2019 formulation)

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CATEGORY

Nail Treatment

BRAND

Revlon

DATA LAST UPDATED

July 2019

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • MODERATE
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • HIGH
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient scores

Ingredients are scored based on their formulation and concentration in this product. Click on an ingredient for more information.

Ingredient score: 08
D&C YELLOW NO. 10 (CI 47005) LAKE
Appeared as: YELLOW 10 LAKE (CI 47005)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) colorant, hair dyeing
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Contamination concerns (ZINC, ANILINE, and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))
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Ingredient score: 06
FD&C YELLOW NO. 5 (CI 19140) LAKE
Appeared as: YELLOW 5 LAKE
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) colorant
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Neurotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (BIPHENYL-2-YLAMINE and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))
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Ingredient score: 04
BENZOPHENONE-1
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) ultraviolet light absorber, uv absorber
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 04
MALIC ACID
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, ph adjuster, buffering
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 03
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
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Ingredient score: 03
PROPYLENE GLYCOL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, humectant, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, skin-conditioningagent - miscellaneous, solvent, viscosity decreasing agent, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
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Ingredient score: 03
CI 15850 (D&C RED NO. 6 OR 7) LAKE
Appeared as: RED 6 LAKE (CL 15850)
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Contamination concerns (ANILINE and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))
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Ingredient score: 02
ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) antifoaming agent, fragrance ingredient, solvent, viscosity decreasing agent, antifoaming, perfuming, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 02
CITRIC ACID
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) chelating agent, fragrance ingredient, ph adjuster, buffering, chelating, masking
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
ETHYL ACETATE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, solvent, perfuming
CONCERNS • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
BUTYL ACETATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, solvent, masking
CONCERNS • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
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Ingredient score: 01
TRIBENZOIN
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, masking, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
NITROCELLULOSE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) film former, suspending agent - nonsurfactant, film forming
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
PROPYL ACETATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, solvent, perfuming
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
ACETYL TRIBUTYL CITRATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, plasticizer, film forming, masking, perfuming, plasticiser
CONCERNS • Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
NITROCELLULOSE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) film former, suspending agent - nonsurfactant, film forming
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
STEARALKONIUM BENTONITE
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) suspending agent - nonsurfactant, gel forming, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
SERINE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, antistatic, hair conditioning, masking, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
SILK
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) bulking agent
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Ingredient score: 01
MAGNESIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant
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Ingredient score: 01
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient
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Ingredient score: 01
AESCULUS HIPPOCASTANUM (HORSE CHESTNUT) SEED EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
SACCHARINA JAPONICA EXTRACT
Appeared as: LAMINARIA JAPONICA EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, not reported, skin protecting
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Ingredient score: 01
URTICA DIOICA (NETTLE) EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, antidandruff, astringent, hair conditioning, skin conditioning, soothing, tonic
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Ingredient score: 01
TETRABUTYL PHENYL HYDROXYBENZOATE
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) ultraviolet light absorber, antioxidant
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Ingredient score: 01
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (EAU) (WATER)
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
TRIACETIN
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) cosmetic biocide, fragrance ingredient, plasticizer, solvent, antimicrobial, film forming, masking, plasticiser
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
PHOSPHORIC ACID
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, ph adjuster, buffering
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredients from packaging:

ETHYL ACETATE BUTYL ACETATE NITROCELLULOSE TRIBENZOIN ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL PROPYL ACETATE ACETYL TRIBUTYL CITRATE NITROCELLULOSE STEARALKONIUM BENTONITE SERINE SILK MAGNESIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE TOCOPHERYL ACETATE HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL AESCULUS HIPPOCASTANUM (HORSE CHESTNUT) SEED EXTRACT LAMINARIA JAPONICA EXTRACT URTICA DIOICA (NETTLE) EXTRACT TETRABUTYL PHENYL HYDROXYBENZOATE BENZOPHENONE-1 AQUA ((WATER) EAU) PROPYLENE GLYCOL TRIACETIN PHOSPHORIC ACID CITRIC ACID MALIC ACID RED 6 LAKE (CL 15850) YELLOW 5 LAKE (CL 19140).

Directions from packaging:

Apply daily or as needed over bare nails to promote healthy nail growth and resist breaking and splitting.

Warnings from packaging:

Flammable - Keep away from heat or flame.

Product's animal testing policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.


Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Understanding scores

Cosmetics and personal care products are not required to be tested for safety before being allowed on the market. The Skin Deep® scoring system was designed to help the public understand whether a product is safe to use or whether it contains ingredients of concern.

Every product and ingredient in Skin Deep gets a two-part score – one for hazard and one for data availability. The safest products score well by both measures, with a low hazard rating and a fair or better data availability rating.

HOW WE DETERMINE SCORES

Hazard score

The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED™ mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

Score legend

Data availability

The Skin Deep data availability rating reflects the number of scientific studies about the product or ingredient in the published scientific literature.

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