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Toxic Trio


Definition of Toxic Trio

  1. The term “toxic trio” refers to dibutyl phthalate (DBP), toluene, and formaldehyde (which is not found in polish, but in some nail hardeners). Consumer groups have lobbied to have these ingredients removed from nail products with some success.

Added to the Nail Glossary on November 14, 2016

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