May 14, 2013
Ethyl methacrylate (EMA) is a type of acrylic monomer (liquid) that is used in most acrylic systems.
Keywords: acrylics chemicals DeEnterprises EMA monomer
August 5, 2011
Pink, white, or colored, acrylic powder is often seen as the more important partner in a liquid-and-powder relationship. What makes it so special? Is it a secret ingredient? You may be surprised to learn what’s actually in there.
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February 1, 2008
VB Cosmetics' Dazzle Dry Quick Dry Nail Polish System can dry up to 75% faster than many other polishes.
Keywords: EMA polish VB Cosmetics
July 1, 2001
Anyone who has ever tried to remove MMA from a new client’s nails knows the bond is tough to break. It might be more difficult to deal with clients emotional attachment to their nails.
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April 1, 2000
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
December 1, 1997
his year, state boards took a beating, especially in California. Several other states scrutinized whether they even need licensing at all.
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November 1, 1997
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
October 1, 1996
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
July 1, 1995
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
February 1, 1990
esigned expressly to alleviate unpleasant fumes that often accompany sculptured nail application, these systems could ultimately replace more conventional, high-odor systems almost completely, according to some manufacturers, contributing to a more pleasant salon work environment.
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