Health - Topic : Nail Manufacturers Council

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Council Issues Final Ruling On Ethyl Methacrylate

April 1, 2000  | Article

The Safety and Standards Committee of the Nail Manufacturers Council (NMC) has issued its final report on ethyl methacrylate (EMA), the chemical most common in acrylic monomers.

Keywords: EMA   Nail Manufacturers Council  

CIR Re-Examines Ethyl Methacrylate/ Methacrylate Acid

March 1, 1999  | Article

Keywords: EMA   MMA   Nail Manufacturers Council  

To Mask or Not to Mask?

November 1, 1998  | Article

Explain to your clients that acrylic vapors aren't harmful to them; they just smell bad.

Keywords: masks   Nail Manufacturers Council   working safely  

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  

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  

OSHA, L.A., More Air-Aware

February 1, 1995  | Article

According to the Nail Manufacturers Council (NMC) Safety & Standards Committee, OSHA published a proposal for an indoor air rule that would require employers to set up and implement an indoor air plan.

Keywords: Nail Manufacturers Council   salon safety   ventilation  

NMC Presents a United Front for Toluene Lawsuit in California

March 1, 1994  | Article

The challenge  was a lawsuit brought by the consumer action group As You Sow against companies that use the solvent toluene in their nail polish.

Keywords: California state regulations   Myriam Clifford   Nail Manufacturers Council   proposition 65   Sunny Stinchcombe  

Editor's note: There’s No Excuse for Poor Sanitation

March 1, 1994  | Article

Keywords: As I See It   Nail Manufacturers Council   salon sanitation  

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  

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