The FDA sent a warning letter to Brazilian Blowout on 22 August 2011 about the Brazilian Blowout hair treatment’s levels of formaldehyde – a known cancer causing or cancer aggrevating agent. The label on Brazilian Blowout Acai Professional Smoothing Solution says that Brazilian Blowout Acai Professional Smoothing Solution is formaldehyde free, when the product contains a liquid form of formaldehyde, methylene glycol, which is released into the air when Brazilian Blowout treated hair is heated, as with a blow dryer or hot flat iron.
The levels of formaldehyde in Brazilian Blowout are high, while the label states that the product is formaldehyde free.
Brazilian Blowout salon workers have reported various side effects associated with regularly working with Brazilian Blowout, side effects which include eye irrititation, eye nose and throat problems, breathing problems and allergic reactions. Chest pain, nausea and vomiting have also been reported.
The FDA has given the Brazilian Blowout manufacturers until mid September 2011 to report back on what they are going to do or have done about the misleading lable.
Beautiful straight hair may be something nice to play with, but formaldehyde and cancer are not things to play with.
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