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Rumors of the Demise of Acrylic Are Greatly Exaggerated

July 1, 1995  | Article

There may be some confusion between ethyl methacrylate (a monomer used widely in acrylic systems today) and methyl methacrylate (a monomer formerly used in acrylic systems but banned for use today).

Keywords: acrylics   EMA   MMA   product safety  

Toluene Exposure Warning Signs Mailed to California Technicians

June 1, 1995  | Article

California nail technicians recently receive a letter from a group of professional nail polish manufacturers describing what toluene, a solvent use in nail polish, is and what health effects it can have if user is overexposed.

Keywords: California state regulations   proposition 65   toluene  

Top Coats: The Crowning Glory

May 1, 1995  | Article

Nail technician want to dry polish fast, showcase it with a glossy shine, and preserve it with a durable finish. Can a top coat do all this?

Keywords: CND   fast dry top coats   how products are made   NSI   opi products  

The Cuticle: The Nail's Front Line Against Infection

December 1, 1994  | Article

The cuticle is more delicate and more important to healthy nails and fingers than previously thought.

Keywords: cuticles  

Is There Nail Care After Death?

September 1, 1994  | Article

In a recent column. Dear Abby was asked to put an old rumor to rest.

Keywords: nail growth  

The Truth About Toluene

July 1, 1994  | Article

Despite years of legal wrangling and the instigation of new scientific studies, the safety risk of toluene is not yet clear. NAILS talks to the parties involved in the lawsuit about this important industry issue.

Keywords: toluene  

Consumer Group Sues Polish Manufacturers Over Warning Labels

July 1, 1993  | Article

A California court must decide whether toluene in nail polish poses a sufficient health hazard to consumers and nail technicians to require warning labels.

Keywords: Nail Manufacturers Council   polish   toluene  

Editor's note: Toluene Controversy: Fair Or Foul?

July 1, 1993  | Article

The inflammatory news report offered no scientific backup, no reports or studies on the effects of toluene, and no comments from polish manufacturers.

Keywords: ingredients   polish   toluene  

Should You Switch to Formaldehyde-Free Nail Products?

January 1, 1993  | Article

Keywords: allergic reactions   formaldehyde   formaldehyde-free products   The Nail Doctor  

What Do EPA Registration and FDA Approval Really Mean?

October 1, 1992  | Article

The EPA and FDA play important roles in monitoring chemical use in the United States, but they may not offer as much protection as you think.

Keywords: EPA   ingredients  

Editor's note: We Want Our MSDS!

November 1, 1991  | Article

Only 32% of nail technicians have Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for the products they use.

Keywords: MSDS   working safely  
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