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Product score: 03

Data Availability:

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L.a. Colors Quick Color Nail Polish at Once Cnl315

L.a. Colors Quick Color Nail Polish at Once Cnl315

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Nail Polish

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L.A. Colors

DATA LAST UPDATED

April 2020

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: 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
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
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
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: 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: 01
POLYESTER-23
Data Availability: None
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Ingredient score: 02
ACRYLATES COPOLYMER
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) adhesive, artificial nail builder, binder, film former, hair fixative, suspending agent -nonsurfactant, antistatic, binding, film forming
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, and 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)
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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: 02
STYRENE/ ACRYLATES COPOLYMER
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) film former
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, and 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)
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Ingredient score: 01
DIACETONE ALCOHOL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, solvent, masking
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
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Ingredient score: 01
ADIPIC ACID/ FUMARIC ACID/ PHTHALIC ACID/ TRICYCLODECANE DIMETHANOL COPOLYMER
Appeared as: ADIPIC ACID/FUMARIC ACID/TRICYCLODECANE DIMETHANOL COPOLYMER
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) film former, film forming
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Ingredient score: 01
ADIPIC ACID/ NEOPENTYL GLYCOL/ TRIMELLITIC ANHYDRIDE COPOLYMER
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) film former, film forming
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRAISOSTEARATE
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) binder, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, emollient, emulsifying, surfactant
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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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Ingredient score: 01
DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL DIBENZOATE
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) opacifying agent, skin protectant, cosmetic colorant
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) binder, binding
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Ingredient score: 03
CI 15850 (D&C RED NO. 6 OR 7) LAKE
Appeared as: RED 6 LAKE (CI 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
CI 77120
Appeared as: BARIUM SULFATE (CI 77120)
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) opacifying agent, cosmetic colorant, opacifying
CONCERNS • Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 03
CI 15850 (D&C RED NO. 6 OR 7) LAKE
Appeared as: RED 7 LAKE (CI 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: 01
D&C RED NO. 34 (CI 15880) LAKE
Appeared as: RED 34 LAKE (CI 15880)
Data Availability: None
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CONCERNS • Use restrictions (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 06
FD&C YELLOW NO. 5 (CI 19140) LAKE
Appeared as: YELLOW 5 LAKE (CI 19140)
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: 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: 01
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891)
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) colorant, opacifying agent, sunscreen agent, ultraviolet light absorber
CONCERNS • Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)
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Ingredient score: 02
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES (CI 77491
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) colorant, cosmetic colorant
CONCERNS • Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 02
CI 77499
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) colorant, cosmetic colorant
CONCERNS • Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 07
CI 42090 (FD&C BLUE NO. 1 OR D&C BLUE NO. 4) ALUMINUM LAKE
Appeared as: BLUE 1 LAKE (CI 42090)
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) colorant, hair dyeing
CONCERNS • Cancer (moderate)
• 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))
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Ingredient score: 01
MANGANESE VIOLET
Appeared as: MANGANESE VIOLET (CI 77742)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) colorant, cosmetic colorant
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
ULTRAMARINES
Appeared as: ULTRAMARINES (CI 77007)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) colorant, cosmetic colorant
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (high)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
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Ingredients from packaging:

: ETHYL ACETATE, NITROCELLULOSE, ACETYL TRIBUTYL CITRATE, BUTYL ACETATE, ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL, POLYESTER-23, ACRYLATES COPOLYMER, STEARALKONIUM BENTONITE, STYRENE/ACRYLATES COPOLYMER, DIACETONE ALCOHOL, ADIPIC ACID/FUMARIC ACID/TRICYCLODECANE DIMETHANOL COPOLYMER, ADIPIC ACID/NEOPENTYL GLYCOL/TRIMELLITIC ANHYDRIDE COPOLYMER, PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRAISOSTEARATE, PHOSPHORIC ACID, DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL DIBENZOATE, ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE, TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE. MAY CONTAIN : RED 6 LAKE (CI 15850), BARIUM SULFATE (CI 77120), RED 7 LAKE (CI 15850), RED 34 LAKE (CI 15880), YELLOW 5 LAKE (CI 19140), YELLOW 10 LAKE (CI 47005), TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891), IRON OXIDES (CI 77491, CI 77499), BLUE 1 LAKE (CI 42090), MANGANESE VIOLET (CI 77742), ULTRAMARINES (CI 77007).

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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