Common hazardous ingredients
Acetone, benzene, ethyl acetate, formaldehyde resin, phenol, toluene, tricresyl phosphate, xylene.
Flammable; highly toxic; vapors easily inhaled; irritant to skin and mucous membranes; air pollutant. Benzene is a known carcinogen.
Use according to label instructions. Minimize exposure to vapors by turning on the bathroom exhaust fan and opening a window when using these products and leaving the room after you have applied them.
Keep bottles capped when not in use and store away from children.
Best: Use up or give away. Dispose of empty container in the garbage.
Second best: Take to a hazardous waste facility or collection event.
Toluene-free nail polish is slightly less toxic.
Buffing nails creates sheen without polish.