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.
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:
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:
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:
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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