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Namaste Laboratories - Toxic hair relaxers

The Chicago-based Namaste Laboratories provides hair care products throughout our country, including oils, shampoos, conditioners and chemical hair relaxers. The cosmetics company, founded in 1996, has been a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dabur India, Ltd. since 2010.

Namaste Laboratories marketed the Organic Root Stimulator Olive Oil Relaxer, a top-selling brand of at-home chemical hair relaxers, as no-lye, safe hair relaxers while failing to warn consumers about the harmful effects of endocrine-disrupting chemicals that lurk in these products.

Results of an NIH study: EDCs in hair relaxers linked to uterine cancer

A major clinical study conducted by researchers from the National Institutes of Health shows evidence that endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) in chemical hair relaxer products interfere with the functioning of the endocrine system and can lead to the development of hormone-sensitive cancers.

Chemicals that interfere with the functioning of the endocrine system and can lead to the development of uterine and ovarian cancer include:

A multitude of toxic hair relaxer claims filed against Namaste Laboratories 

The recent product liability lawsuits against Namaste Laboratories cite the Sister Study’s data on increased uterine cancer rates among women who used chemical hair straightening products regularly.

After the NIH Sister Study’s preliminary results were published in 2022, women who used the company’s products started to file toxic hair relaxer claims, accusing Namaste Laboratories of negligent, willful, and wrongful conduct in connection with the marketing and selling of their chemical hair relaxers.

The plaintiffs in these lawsuits claim that long-term use of chemical hair relaxer products manufactured and sold by Namaste Laboratories caused the development of their hormone-sensitive health conditions such as:

How can Atraxia Law help you file a toxic hair relaxer claim against Namaste Laboratories?

If you developed uterine cancer or ovarian cancer, and you were using regular hair relaxer products manufactured and marketed by Namaste Laboratories, we strongly encourage you to contact us for a quick 10 minutes free case evaluation over the phone.

You need to meet the following eligibility requirements to be qualified for a toxic hair relaxer claim:

  • use of Namaste Laboratories chemical hair relaxer products for 2 - 5 years, at least four times a year
  • no history of uterine cancer or ovarian cancer in your family
  • diagnosis of ovarian or uterine cancer

We know how overwhelming it can be to deal with cancer; therefore, we strive to ease the process for our clients as much as possible.

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