Tagged: formaldehyde

aldehydes and allergies

Aldehydes Increase Allergies & Asthma

Research from France’s INSERM (National Institute of Health and Medical Research) has determined that classrooms with high levels of formaldehyde and other aldehydes significantly increase the incidence of asthma and allergies in children. The research was conducted in 108 primary schools among six...

Curly Hair and Hair Straighteners

Formaldehyde in Hair Straighteners

A recent study of leading “Brazilian-style” hair straighteners that included 45 manufacturers has found that many brands claiming little or no formaldehyde actually contain significant levels. The study, by the Environmental Working Group, included a review of 47 adverse event reports that have...