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Fume Extraction for Nail, Hair and Beauty Salons

Fume and Dust Extractor units for Nail and Hair Salons

We offer a range of fume and dust extraction systems designed especially with hair and nail salons in mind. Our range of units protects salon owners, employees and clients against the dangers of inhaling harmful fumes or dust.

Dust from Nail Filing, Grinding, Acrylic Nails and fumes from Solvents such as Acetone, EMA and other Ketones, Hair Smoothing treatments and Bleaching treatments can cause damage to the lungs or can result in health conditions such as occupational asthma.

Typical Hazardous Chemicals Used and Potential Health Risks:

  • Acetone (nail polish remover): headaches; dizziness; and irritated eyes, skin, and throat.
  • Acetonitrile (fingernail glue remover): irritated nose and throat; breathing problems; nausea; vomiting; weakness; and exhaustion.
  • Butyl acetate (nail polish, nail polish remover): headaches and irritated eyes, skin, nose, mouth, and throat
  • Cyanocrylate (nail glue and eyelash adhesion): irritated eyes, skin and throat. Difficulty breathing including coughing, asthma-like attacks and wheezing as well as allergic reactions.
  • Dibutyl phthalate (DBP), (nail polish): nausea and irritated eyes, skin, nose, mouth, and throat. Long-term exposures to high concentrations may cause other serious effects.
  • Ethyl acetate (nail polish, nail polish remover, fingernail glue): irritated eyes, stomach, skin, nose, mouth, and throat; high levels can cause fainting.
  • Ethyl methacrylate (EMA), (artificial nail liquid): asthma; irritated eyes, skin, nose, and mouth; difficulty concentrating. Exposures while pregnant may affect your child.
  • Formaldehyde can cause cancer.
  • Isopropyl acetate (nail polish, nail polish remover): sleepiness, and irritated eyes, nose, and throat.
  • Methacrylic acid (nail primer): skin burns and irritated eyes, skin, nose, mouth, and throat. At higher concentrations, this chemical can cause difficulty breathing.
  • Methyl methacrylate (MMA), (artificial nail products, though banned for use in many countries): asthma; irritated eyes, skin, nose, and mouth; difficulty concentrating; loss of smell.
  • Quaternary ammonium compounds (disinfectants): irritated skin and nose and may cause asthma.
  • Toluene (nail polish, fingernail glue): Headaches, Dizziness, and Numbness; irritated eyes, nose, throat, and lungs; damage to liver and kidneys; and harm to unborn children during pregnancy.
  • Toluene, formaldehyde, and dibutyl phthalate are sometimes referred to in the industry as the "toxic trio". Formaldehyde (nail polish, nail hardener): difficulty breathing, including coughing, asthma-like attacks, and wheezing; allergic reactions; irritated eyes, skin, and throat.

Vodex offer mobile solutions for all the applications listed and can provide salons with nail dust and fume extraction systems, table top dust extraction system, hair smoothing treatment extractor, nail salon extraction tables and spray tanning filtration booths.

If you need any advice on which extractor best suits your application or have any questions please don’t hesitate to call us today.