If you suffered hair straightener side effects from using products for straightened hair, call hair straightener lawyer Timothy L. Miles
Previous research suggested that hair straightener products and other products for straightened hair are associated with an increased risk of certain hormone-related cancers, breast and ovarian cancers being the most notable. Now, a new study by in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute (JNCI) has linked the use of hair straightener products to an increased risk in uterine cancer, and Black females may be affected at a higher rate due to their higher usage of hair straightener products the study noted.
If you used products for straightened hair and subsequently were diagnosed with uterine cancer, breast cancer or suffered any other any other significant hair straightener side effects from hair straightener products, contact Hair Straightener Lawyer Timothy L. Miles to see if you may be eligible for a hair straightener lawsuit and possibly be entitled to significant compensation as a result of using products for straightened hair resulting in your hair straightener side effects.
Read on to learn more about the dangers of chemicals contained in hair straightener products.
WHAT ARE THE SIDE EFFECTS CAUSED BY HAIR STRAIGHTENER PRODUCTS?
Side effects caused by products for straightened hair include:
WHAT CHEMICALS ARE IN PRODUCTS FOR STRAIGHTENED HAIR?
Chemicals in hair straightener products include cyclosiloxanes, formaldehyde, parabens, diethanolamine, sodium hydroxide, phthalates, triclosan and benzophenone-3. These chemicals have all been linked to causing a higher risk of health problems including cancer, fibroids and endometriosis. Most hair straightener products release formaldehyde gas, a known human carcinogen as classified by the International Agency for Research on Cancer, into the air during the hair straightening process.
According to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), Formaldehyde exposure can cause both short- and long-term effects that may impact your health.
WHY EXPOSURE TO FORMALDEHYDE IN HAIR STRAIGHTENER PRODUCTS IS SO DANGEROUS
According to the FDA, exposure to formaldehyde is dangerous because when it is released into the air and is present in air at levels exceeding 0.1 ppm, it can cause serious irritation of your eyes, nose, and lungs, as well as causing skin sensitivity or allergic dermatitis. The greater the exposure to products that contain formaldehyde such as hair straightener products, the greater the risk for potential health problems.
People who have experienced formaldehyde exposure have suffered the following reactions:
Chronic effects associated with formaldehyde can include:
SHOULD I REPORT ANY side effects I suffered from Hair straightener products?
Yes, the FDA is encouraging people who had a bad reaction from hair straightener products to report your symptoms to your health care provider and to the FDA. You can report the problems caused by hair straightener products by contacting the Consumer Complaint Coordinator in your area, or through the MedWatch Voluntary Reporting Form or call 1-800-332-1088 for more information. Make sure to provide all information about your reaction or side effects you experienced using hair straightener products to both the FDA and your health care provider.
CONTACT A HAIR STRAIGHTENER LAWYER TODAY
If you used hair straightener products or other products for straightened hair and subsequently were diagnosed with uterine cancer or breast cancer or suffered any other hair straightener side effects from hair straightener products, contact hair straightener lawyer Timothy L. Miles to see if you may be eligible for a hair straightener lawsuit and possibly be entitled to significant compensation. While there is still time to file a lawsuit, be mindful that these cases are time sensitive, and give us a call today.
TIMOTHY L. MILES, ESQ.
Timothy L. Miles is a nationally recognized shareholder rights attorney raised in Nashville, Tennessee. Mr. Miles was recently selected by Martindale-Hubbell® and ALM as a 2022 Top Ranked Lawyer, 2022 Top Rated Litigator. and a 2022 Elite Lawyer of the South. Mr. Miles also maintains the AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®, their highest rating for both legal ability and ethics. Mr. Miles is a member of the prestigious Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers: The National Trial Lawyers Association, a superb rated attorney by Avvo, a recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award by Premier Lawyers of America (2019) and recognized as a Distinguished Lawyer, RecognizingExcellence in Securities Law, by Lawyers of Distinction (2019). Mr. Miles has published over sixty articles on various issues of the law, including class actions, whistleblower cases, products liability, civil procedure, derivative actions, corporate takeover litigation, corporate formation, mass torts, dangerous drugs, and more. Please visit our website.
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