Health - Topic : MMA

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Ohio State Board Clamps Down on MMA

November 1, 1997  | Article

Reacting to numerous complaints from state salon owners, the Ohio State Board of Cosmetology added a series of rules regarding the use of products containing methyl methacrylate (MMA).

Keywords: methyl methacrylate   MMA   Nail Manufacturers Council   state regulations  

All the News That's Fit to Print [Understanding EMA Safety Issues]

November 1, 1997  | Article

I have learned one thing about nail technicians: They want the truth about the products they use and they can tell when they're getting it.

Keywords: As I See It   chemical safety   chemicals   EMA   MMA  

The MMA Controversy

September 1, 1997  | Article

The nail industry is beginning to understand the dangers of methyl methacrylate. But more nail technicians need to take action.

Keywords: chemical safety   Doug Schoon   MMA   Nail Manufacturers Council   Vietnamese salon industry  

As I See It: FDA and NMC Denounce MMA Use

October 1, 1996  | Article

Whether you call it “dental acrylic,” “porcelain,” or methyl methacrylate (its proper name), there should be no question any longer that MMA does not belong on human fingernails.

Keywords: chemicals   EMA   MMA   Nail Manufacturers Council  

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  

Unsafe in Untrained Hands

October 1, 1994  | Article

Manufacturers who sell artificial nail products to the general public are putting the user’s safety, the viability of the professional industry, and the reputation of their own company at risk.

Keywords: MMA   professional-only products  

Watch for New Regs

March 1, 1993  | Article

California joins a growing list of states that are rewriting their health and safety regulations.

Keywords: California   California state regulations   MMA   state licensing  
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