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Product score: 01

Data Availability:

FAIR

Kapa Nui Base and Top Coat Sealer

Kapa Nui Base and Top Coat Sealer

WHERE TO BUY

CATEGORY

Nail Polish

BRAND

Kapa Nui

DATA LAST UPDATED

November 2019

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • LOW
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • MODERATE
    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: 05
PROPYLENE GLYCOL METHYL ETHER
Appeared as: 1-METHOXY-2-PROPANOL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, solvent, viscosity decreasing agent, perfuming
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
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Ingredients from packaging:

1-methoxy-2-propanol

Directions from packaging:

Use with Kapa Nui System Color Coat.Apply in thin layers Base-Color-Top Coats.Include edges of the nails. Between coats dry with a hair dryer on low for 60 seconds.

Product's animal testing policies

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Hazard score

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Data availability

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