In the last several months we've witnessed a major Brazilian Blowout blowup. And it continues!
Product tests have revealed extremely high levels of formaldehyde, a cancer-causing chemical, in some Brazilian Blowout products (even those labeled “formaldehyde-free”), but the company still insists its products are safe. (All the salon workers and clients who've reported nose bleeds, dizziness, rashes and hair loss might beg to differ.)
On April 11, 2011 the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a national hazard alert warning that popular hair straighteners may release formaldehyde. But there's still no action from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the agency in charge of regulating cosmetics.
Please join us in asking the FDA to protect salon workers and customers from this unnecessary toxic exposure by issuing a voluntary recall! (Unfortunately, FDA doesn’t have the power to order a mandatory recall due to our outdated cosmetics laws.) Just personalize the message below; we'll deliver it to Dr. Linda Katz, Director for the FDA's Office of Cosmetics and Colors.