Monday, 5 March 2012

Victoria's Secret Bras Causing Skin

In a new class action lawsuit, dozens of women are claiming that Victoria's Secret bras have given them painful, unsightly rashes. One of the plaintiffs, Roberta Ritter of Ohio, says the companys Angels Secret Embrace and Very Extreme Me Push-Up bras gave her persistent itchy rashes that caused severe discomfort. When Ritter's lawyers purchased the same bra types and sent them to a lab, she claims, they tested positive for formaldehyde.Formaldehyde is considered a probable human carcinogen by the EPA and is also a known allergen.Though people often associate the chemical with embalmed specimens in jars, it is actually found in many everyday products.Formaldehyde is the big thing these days, says dermatologist Susan Tillman Elliott,[gallery link="file" columns="2" orderby="rand"]

consulting physician to the Center for Laser Surgery in Washington D.C. Its been known for a zillion years that its the major component of most fabric finishers. Its a major contact allergen.

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