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Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Straightening Out What is Formaldehyde

The fragrance and cosmetic industry seems to be having a difficult time in straightening out its own product line after being the direct and indirect target of claims from injured workers and consumers. National Public Radio [NPR] reports today that the attempt to remove formaldehyde, a know carcinogen, has been met with new and potentially toxic results.

The Hollywood rage, that is frizz-free hair, has created concern in Washington and in courtrooms as to the toxicity of the beauty products being sold and utilized. A scientist, Sharon Neufeldt, has raised concern the the new products being market maybe no better than the allegedly toxic old products.