FDA to Ban Brazilian Blowouts?

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If you’re one of the many women who has enjoyed getting a Brazilian Blowout at your local salon, you’re kind of out of luck now – as of today, the products used for the procedure will likely be seized by the FDA, who previously reported that the products contain dangerous levels of formaldehyde – which can cause sore throat, skin irritation, headaches, chest pain, and rashes. The levels of formaldehyde found in the products rival those typically used in funeral embalming.

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OSHA Issues Hazard Alert for Brazilian Blowout Treatment

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A popular hair-straightening treatment, the Brazilian Blowout, is said to offer customers extremely straight, shiny, sleek hair for up to three months. But, there’s been speculation and reports that one of the ingredients in the treatment, formaldehyde, was harmful for employees who expose themselves to the chemical on a frequent basis.

Today, OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, issued a hazard alert for the straightening product.

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