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Essie Treat Love & Color 03 Nude Mood Sheer Strengthener

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Essie Treat Love & Color 03 Nude Mood Sheer Strengthener product label collected on April 10, 2018 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 Essie Treat Love & Color 03 Nude Mood Sheer Strengthener is 6.

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Data last updated: April 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Neurotoxicity
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Robust
D&C BLACK NO. 2 (CI 77266)
Appeared as: CI 77266 / BLACK 2

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

None
CI 42090 (FD&C BLUE NO. 1 OR D&C BLUE NO. 4) ALUMINUM LAKE
Appeared as: CI 42090 / BLUE 1 LAKE)

• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ANILINE and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

None
FD&C YELLOW NO. 5 (CI 19140) LAKE
Appeared as: CI 19140 / YELLOW 5 LAKE

• 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))

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Limited

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

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

Limited
CI 15850 (D&C RED NO. 6 OR 7) LAKE
Appeared as: CI 15850 / RED 7 LAKE

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Contamination concerns (ANILINE and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

Good

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

Limited

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

None

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)

Fair
COLOPHONIUM
Appeared as: COLOPHONIUM / ROSIN / COLOPHANE

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Good

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair
CI 77120
Appeared as: CI 77120 / BARIUM SULFATE

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

None

• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES and FREE AMINES)

Limited

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

Limited

None

Limited

Limited

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Robust

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

Fair
ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE
Appeared as: CI 77002 / ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: CI 77891 / TITANIUM DIOXIDE

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

Limited
BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDE
Appeared as: CI 77163 / BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDE

None
D&C RED NO. 34 (CI 15880) LAKE
Appeared as: CI 15880 / RED 34 LAKE

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
FERRIC FERROCYANIDE
Appeared as: CI 77510 / FERRIC AMMONIUM FERROCYANIDE

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

Fair
CI 75470
Appeared as: CI 75470 / CARMINE

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

G621: ETHYL ACETATE, BUTYL ACETATE, NITROCELLULOSE, ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL, ADIPIC ACID/NEOPENTYL GLYCOL/TRIMELLITIC ANHYDRIDE COPOLYMER, ETHYL TOSYLAMIDE, ACETYL TRIBUTYL CITRATE, DIMETHYL SULFONE, STEARALKONIUM HECTORITE, ACRYLATES COPOLYMER, OCTOCRYLENE, PROPYL ACETATE, TRIBUTYL CITRATE, TOSYLAMIDE/EPOXY RESIN, HYDROGENATED ACETOPHENONE/OXYMETHYLENE COPOLYMER, CALCIUM SODIUM BOROSILICATE, SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE, DIMETHICONE, CITRIC ACID, OXIDIZED POLYETHYLENE, BENZOPHENONE-1, SILICA, WATER, MAGNESIUM SILICATE, TIN OXIDE, COLOPHONIUM / ROSIN / COLOPHANE, ALUMINA, CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, PHENOXYETHANOL, SOLUBLE COLLAGEN, CI 77002 / ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE, ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE, TRISODIUM EDTA, POTASSIUM SORBATE (+/- MAY CONTAIN: CI 77891 / TITANIUM DIOXIDE, MICA, CI 77491, CI 77499 / IRON OXIDES, CI 77163 / BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDE, CI 15880 / RED 34 LAKE, CI 19140 / YELLOW 5 LAKE, CI 77266 / BLACK 2, CI 15850 / RED 7 LAKE, CI 15850 / RED 6 LAKE, CI 77120 / BARIUM SULFATE, CI 77510 / FERRIC AMMONIUM FERROCYANIDE, CI 75470 / CARMINE, CI 42090 / BLUE 1 LAKE).

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