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Tell Nail Polish Makers:

Stop Using Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals

An endocrine-disrupting chemical known as triphenyl phosphate (TPHP) is used to make plastics and as a fire retardant in foam furniture. So what’s it doing in nail polish – or in your body?

Researchers at Duke University and EWG found TPHP, which is likely used as a plasticizer in popular nail polishes, in the bodies of more than two dozen women who participated in a recent biomonitoring study.

Besides disrupting hormones, scientific evidence shows that TPHP may contribute to weight gain and obesity. In animal studies, it has caused reproductive and developmental problems. In other words, it should have no place in cosmetics.

Sign the petition today: Join EWG in urging nail polish makers to remove TPHP from their products now.