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N.Y. City Salon Crusade Includes Investigation Into Nail-Care Chemicals

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

New York's Department of Consumer Affairs, which is heading up a large-scale initiative to address reported labor exploitation and health risks in nail salons, has issued a letter to FDA seeking a ban on toluene, formaldehyde and dibutyl phthalate in nail products and intends to investigate manufacturers making "environmental and product claims that may not be valid."

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