methyl methacrylate (MMA)


Methyl methacrylate (MMA) is an acrylic monomer found by the FDA in 1978 to be unsafe for use in nail products because of the health risk posed to manicurists by its use and because of its potential danger to clients beacause of its extreme adhesion.

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Required Reading

Bonn vs. MMA: She’s going the distance

December 1, 1999

CIR Approves EMA Use in Monomers

October 1, 1999

Not to be confused with MMA, EMA has been deemed safe for professional use and consumer contact.

Tech Takes Action on MMA

May 1, 1999

CIR Re-Examines Ethyl Methacrylate/ Methacrylate Acid

March 1, 1999

Just My Opinion: MMA, New York State, and Me

February 1, 1999

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