Topic : Nail Manufacturers Council

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As I See It: Guilt By Association

May 1, 2000  | Article

At a time when the nail industry needs them most, professional associations are having a tough time getting, and keeping, membership. I think it’s a shame that people can’t or won’t see the benefit to the greater good of banding together.

Keywords: associations   Nail Manufacturers Council  

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: illegal products   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  

Nail Council Influences Style Trends at Nailwatch ‘95

June 1, 1995  | Article

Consumer beauty editors got a chance to speak to nail authorities directly and see “The Magic of Makeovers” at the NMC press event in New York.

Keywords: CND   Design Classic   Develop 10   Gena   IBD  

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: indoor air pollution   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  

New NMC Board Takes Up The Torch

December 1, 1993  | Article

The next two years promise to be busy for the NMC’s new board of directors and committee chairpersons as they set goals and plan programs to advance the professional status of the nail industry.

Keywords: American Association of Cosmetology Schools   CND   Design Classic   Jan Arnold   Jim Nordstrom  

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: Learn More, Earn More

October 1, 1991  | Article

Nail technicians, who continue their educations actually earn more money on services than technicians who do not take classes.

Keywords: continuing education   Nail Manufacturers Council   salary survey  

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