Toxic Products in California Nail Salons Under Renewed Scrutiny

Author: Susan Good


Safety issues in nail salons are attracting closer attention from state officials. Investigators found toxic chemicals in several nail products that had claimed to be toxic-free. The study focused on three chemicals known as the “toxic trio”: formaldehyde, toluene and dibutyl phthalate. Exposure to the chemicals has been linked to cancer and birth defects, according to the state.

Visit the Los Angeles Times to learn about the potential hazards!