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Clarins Hand and Nail Treatment Cream

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Clarins Hand and Nail Treatment Cream product label collected on August 22, 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 Clarins Hand and Nail Treatment Cream is 5.

Data last updated: August 2018

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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: PARFUM/FRAGRANCE

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

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

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)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

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

Limited

None

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Fair
SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) OIL
Appeared as: SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) SEED OIL

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

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
COMMIPHORA MYRRHA (MYRRH) RESIN EXTRACT
Appeared as: COMMIPHORA MYRRHA RESIN EXTRACT

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair

Fair

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

None

Limited
CARAMEL COLOR
Appeared as: CARAMEL

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited
MORUS ALBA (WHITE MULBERRY) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: MORUS ALBA ROOT EXTRACT

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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/EAU, C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE, GLYCERYL MYRISTATE, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, POTASSIUM CETYL PHOSPHATE, DIMETHICONE, HYDROGENATED COCO-GLYCERIDES, PENTYLENE GLYCOL, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, CETYL ALCOHOL, STEARYL ALCOHOL, STEARYL HEPTANOATE, GLYCERIN, CETEARYL GLUCOSIDE, POLYSORBATE 20, PARFUM/FRAGRANCE, ALLANTOIN, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) SEED OIL, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER UNSAPONIFIABLES, TETRASODIUM EDTA, LIMONENE, COMMIPHORA MYRRHA RESIN EXTRACT, LECITHIN, SODIUM PCA, TAPIOCA STARCH, DEHYDROACETIC ACID, PALMITOYL MYRISTYL SERINATE, LINALOOL, CARAMEL, DISODIUM EDTA, MORUS ALBA ROOT EXTRACT, CITRONELLOL, BENZYL SALICYLATE, BENZYL BENZOATE, CITRAL, GERANIOL, EUGENOL, TOCOPHEROL, BHT.

Directions from packaging:

-Apply morning and/or night, or whenever skin feels dry.-Massage in gently from fingertips to wrists, including the nails and cuticles.

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