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NIOSH Studies EMA

November 1, 1997  | Article

Artificial nail products are composed of various chemicals. The main ingredient for most artificial nail products is ethyl methacrylate (KMA). In 1974 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) banned a similar chemical, methyl methacrylate (MMA), for use in nail products because of its harmful effects during application. Despite the FDA ban, MMA is still found in trace amounts in some products.

Keywords: chemical safety   ventilation   work-related injuries  

If You Can See It You Can’t Inhale It

February 1, 1994  | Article

Is the dust from filing on nails hazardous to your health? The experts don’t think so, and they suggest that technicians probably breathe far less dust than they think they do.

Keywords: ventilation  

Will Doing Nails Hurt My Baby?

June 1, 1992  | Article

If the volume of mail we receive from mothers-to-be is a fair gauge, there is grousing concern among nail technicians that their health and livelihood may be at stake by working with salon chemicals.

Keywords: MSDS   overexposure   ventilation   working while pregnant  

Hood Innovations Designs Protective Cover For Dust, Odor Control

July 1, 1988  | Article

The Protective Hood is easy to see through, with a replaceable face shield to keep vision clear

Keywords: ventilation  

Ventilation Guidelines Take Effect in Colorado

September 1, 1986  | Article

Colorado's Rule 11-A not specific enough and salon owners were uncomfortable with general terms such as "sufficiently."

Keywords: ventilation  

Editor's Note

September 1, 1986  | Article

Keywords: legislation   ventilation  
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