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Product score: 05

Data Availability:

Limited

Beauty Secrets Moisturizing Base Coat

Beauty Secrets Moisturizing Base Coat

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CATEGORY

Nail Polish

BRAND

Beauty Secrets

DATA LAST UPDATED

August 2021

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • MODERATE
    Cancer
  • HIGH
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • MODERATE
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • MODERATE
    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: 03
SD ALCOHOL 40B
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) cosmetic astringent, solvent, viscosity decreasing agent
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• 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: 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
ADIPIC ACID/ NEOPENTYL GLYCOL/ TRIMELLITIC ANHYDRIDE COPOLYMER
Appeared as: ADIPIC ACID/NEOPENTYL GLYCOL/TRIMELLITIC
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) film former, film forming
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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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: 02
TRIMETHYL PENTANYL DIISOBUTYRATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) plasticizer, plasticiser
CONCERNS • Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
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Ingredient score: 05
TRIPHENYL PHOSPHATE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) plasticizer, plasticiser
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
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Ingredient score: 04
CAMPHOR
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) denaturant, external analgesic, fragrance ingredient, plasticizer, masking, plasticiser
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 04
BENZOPHENONE-1
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) ultraviolet light absorber, uv absorber
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 05
D&C RED NO. 17 (CI 26100)
Appeared as: RED 17
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) colorant, cosmetic colorant
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Contamination concerns (P-PHENYLENEDIAMINE)
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Ingredient score: 03
D&C VIOLET NO. 2 (CI 60725)
Appeared as: VIOLET 2
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) colorant
CONCERNS • Cancer (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
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Ingredients from packaging:

ETHYL ACETATE ,SD ALCOHOL 40-B ,BUTYL ACETATE ,NITROCELLULOSE ,ADIPIC ACID/NEOPENTYL GLYCOL/TRIMELLITIC ,ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL ,TRIMETHYL PENTANYL DIISOBUTYRATE ,TRIPHENYL PHOSPHATE ,CAMPHOR ,BENZOPHENONE-1 ,RED 17 ,VIOLET 2

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.

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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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