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2011-06-09 00:00:30

Boca Raton, Fla. hair salon shares the positive results of recent proactive environmental testing Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) June 07, 2011 The greenroom, one of the premiere salons in South Florida, has always maintained a dedicated commitment to delivering the ultimate service and care to their clients. In addition to creating fabulous styles, hair treatments and hair color, the greenroom has considered it of equal importance to ensure a safe environment while visiting the salon. It is for...

2011-06-02 00:00:30

Nouvelle, Inc. has a long tradition of ensuring its plastic surgery compression products are free from formaldehyde, a dangerous chemical known to have many adverse health effects. Virginia Beach, VA (PRWEB) June 01, 2011 Nouvelle, Inc. has a long-standing commitment to ensuring its USA-made post-surgical garments are latex and formaldehyde-free. The company has a history of shunning cheaper, mass-produced fabrics in favor of safer products it has carefully scrutinized and deemed free of...

2011-04-13 18:51:00

OAKLAND, Calif., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Federal OSHA yesterday released a hazard alert to hair salon owners and workers nationwide about potential formaldehyde exposure when using hair smoothing products. OSHA regulates formaldehyde as a cancer causing substance, and formaldehyde is listed as a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer (Prop 65 List). Formaldehyde also irritates the skin, eyes, throat and respiratory system, and can cause asthma and skin...

2011-04-11 21:36:40

A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency draft assessment of the potential health effects associated with formaldehyde exposure needs substantial revision, says a new report from the National Research Council, which recommends improvements for EPA's final assessment. The report finds that EPA supports its conclusions that formaldehyde can cause irritation to the eyes, nose, and throat; lesions in the respiratory tract; and genetic mutations at high concentrations. Furthermore, the report finds...

2011-03-11 00:00:27

The Zerran RealLisseâ“ž¢ Vegan Hair Smoothing System is a patent-protected product formulated without keratin or other animal products. It contains absolutely NO formaldehyde, aldehydes, thioglycolates, sodium hydroxide, guanidine hydroxide, methylene glycol, formol, formalin, ethers, or any other substance that produces formaldehyde gas upon heating with a flatiron. The Zerran RealLisseâ“ž¢ system is a professional, in-salon service...

2011-03-09 15:11:00

WASHINGTON, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BACKGROUND: On March 4, 2011, the Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) Expert Panel, an independent, non-profit body of scientific and medical experts that assesses the safety of ingredients used in cosmetics in the U.S., reached a tentative conclusion on the safety of formaldehyde and methylene glycol as they are used in cosmetics and in "professional use only" hair straightening and smoothing products. The Panel reaffirmed its 2005 conclusion that...

2011-01-30 00:29:16

Zerran International's RealLisseâ“ž¢ Hair Smoothing Treatment is the world's first hair smoothing system to pass dermatological testing with zero adverse results. Using the human repeat insult patch test (HRIPT), an independent FDA registered and California certified lab tested the RealLisseâ“ž¢ Catalyst on 50 subjects wearing no gloves, with no negative skin reaction on any subject. RealLisseâ“ž¢ is...

2011-01-10 14:56:09

One of the sources of emission for pollutants in living spaces are particleboards glued with adhesives that contain formaldehyde. There is a new method that will now provide another way to reduce these vapors. The trick can be found in special minerals that equip wood materials with properties for cleaning air in living spaces. Since the 50s, formaldehyde has been the basic material for many artificial resins and glues used in particleboards and plywood boards. Estimates indicate that more...

2010-12-16 08:00:00

VISTA, Calif., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- EcoBlu Products, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: ECOB) announced today that the company has successfully completed indoor air quality testing protocols screening for Total Volatile Organic Compounds (TVOC's), Formaldehyde, and total Aldehydes emissions at Air Quality Sciences, Inc. All testing protocols where in accordance with ASTM D5116 and compared to standards developed by GREENGUARD Environmental Institute. Testing results for the application...

2010-11-02 05:18:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent research conducted by The Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Administration has given salon owners and stylists a reason to exercise caution when performing hair straightening treatments like Brazilian keratin treatments and Brazilian blowouts. Throughout the months of September and October, a number of salons in the Portland, Oregon area submitted samples of Brazilian blowout solutions to Oregon Health and Science University's Center for...


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