Topic : dibutyl phthalate (DBP)

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Something to Talk About: Three-Free Polishes

February 19, 2014  | Article

Clients gather information from a wide range of sources, and it’s likely at some point they’ll want to know the polish you use is “three-free.” Build trust by recognizing — and relieving — their concerns.

Keywords: camphor   dibutyl phthalate (DBP)   formaldehyde   formaldehyde-free products   Something to Talk About  

dibutyl phthalate (DBP)

November 19, 2012  | Encyclopedia

Dibutyl phthalate (DBP) is a common nail polish ingredient used as a plasticizer (allowing it to be flexible on nails and not crack); also used in children’s toys, shower curtains, and food wraps; the U.S. has no laws prohibiting its use in nail polish.

Keywords: chemicals   dibutyl phthalate (DBP)   ingredients   polish  

Mama Mia! It’s Maternity-Safe Nail Polish

June 29, 2012  | Article

Advertising itself as “four-free,” Knocked Up Nails contains no toluene, formaldehyde, dibutyl phthalate, or camphor.

Keywords: dibutyl phthalate (DBP)   formaldehyde-free products   pregnant clients   toluene  

toxic trio

May 25, 2012  | Encyclopedia

The term “toxic trio” refers to dibutyl phthalate (DBP), toluene, and formaldehyde.

Keywords: dibutyl phthalate (DBP)   formaldehyde   toluene  

Three Free/3 Free

December 30, 2011  | Encyclopedia

Free of toluene, formaldehyde, and DPBs

Keywords: dibutyl phthalate (DBP)   formaldehyde   polish   toluene  

San Francisco Passes Healthy Nail Salon Recognition Ordinance

February 1, 2011  | News

In October, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors’ Public Safety Committee passed the Healthy Nail Salon Recognition ordinance at the urging of advocacy groups California Healthy Nail Salon Collaborative, Environment California, and Asian Law Caucus.

Keywords: California state regulations   dibutyl phthalate (DBP)   formaldehyde   toluene  

Chemicals Most Wanted: Bad Rap or Due Justice?

October 1, 2009  | Article

We’ve all heard of them by now. The big three: formaldehyde, toluene, and dibutyl phthalate (aka DBP). But what exactly are these chemicals and why have they been systematically eliminated from cosmetics?

Keywords: chemicals   dibutyl phthalate (DBP)   formaldehyde   ingredients   toluene  

Polish College: The Basics

June 1, 2008  | Article

An introduction to common nail polish ingredients.

Keywords: dibutyl phthalate (DBP)   ingredients   mica   pigments   polish  

Poshé Super-Fast Drying TopCoat

April 1, 2008  | Product

New and improved formula is healthier since it no longer contains phthalates.

Keywords: client health   dibutyl phthalate (DBP)   fast dry top coats   nail diseases   Poshe  

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