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Luv + Co. Nail Polish, Heritage

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Luv + Co. Nail Polish, Heritage product label collected on October 21, 2020 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 Luv + Co. Nail Polish, Heritage is 5.

Data last updated: October 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Neurotoxicity
  • Occupational hazards
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good
OXYBENZONE
Appeared as: BENZOPHENONE-3

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair
FD&C YELLOW NO. 5 (CI 19140)
Appeared as: YELLOW

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• 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)

None

None

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)

Limited
STYRENE/ ACRYLATES COPOLYMER
Appeared as: STYRENE/ACRYLAES COPOLYMER

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

Good
ALUMINA
Appeared as: ALUMIA

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

Fair
D&C VIOLET NO. 2 (CI 60725)
Appeared as: D&C VIOLET #2 (CI60725)

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

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
ADIPIC ACID/ NEOPENTYL GLYCOL/ TRIMELLITIC ANHYDRIDE COPOLYMER
Appeared as: ADIPIC ACID/NEOPENTYL GLYCOL/TRIMELITIC ANHYDRIDE COPOLYMER

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
ACETYL TRIBUTYL CITRATE
Appeared as: ACETYL TRIBUTYL

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair
SODIUM CITRATE
Appeared as: CITRATE

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Limited
TRIMETHYLPENTANEDIYL DIBENZOATE
Appeared as: TRIMETHYLPENTANEDIYL

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

None
DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL DIBENZOATE
Appeared as: DIBENZOATE

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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:

: Ethyl Acetate, Butyl Acetate, Nitrocellulose, Adipic Acid/Neopentyl Glycol/Trimelitic, Anhydride Copolymer, Acetyl Tributyl, Citrate, Isopropyl Alcohol, Silica, Acrylates Copolymer, Styrene/Acrylaes Copolymer, Benzophenone-3, Trimethylpentanediyl, Dibenzoate, Benzophenone-1, Alumia Polyvinyl, Butyral, D&C Violet #2 (CI60725), May contain D&C Red, Blue and Yellow

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