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California Weighs Requiring Warning Labels on Hair, Nail Salon Products

By Pauline Bartolone, KQED News Fix/California Healthline

Beauty salon workers who paint the nails and treat the hair of millions of Californians are regularly exposed to toxic chemicals — and they may not know it, advocates say.

The advocates are asking California lawmakers to approve legislation requiring cosmetic companies to list the ingredients of beauty products used in professional salons. The bill, which passed the Assembly health committee Tuesday, will next be heard by the environmental safety committee.

Read the complete story at KQED News Fix/California Healthline.