The Brazilian and Coppola Keratin relaxers are both DANGEROUS!!
*An aldehyde is an organic compound with a carbon bound to a -(C=O)-H group. Examples are formaldehyde (HCHO), acetaldehyde, CH 3 CHO, and benzaldehyde, C 6 H 6 CHO.
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Acute effects Toxic. May cause irritation to mucous membranes, difficulty breathing, lowered body temperature, lethargy, coma, and death.
Chronic effects May cause cancer of the nose and mucous membranes.
I got this info and so much more just by doing a little bit of research on the Web.
C'mon Hairdressers! Is it really worth the health risk to you, your staff and your Clients? This Coppola Keratin Complex is CRAP! Just call the company, they have even admitted to it being at least 5.7% FORMaldehyde. You are breathing in this highly carcinogenic gas that when heated is even more toxic. There are other Relaxers out there that are not toxic. Don't be fooled!!!!!