House of Cheatham: toxic hair relaxers

Founded in 1924 by Rober H. Bell, the owner of Beauty Bell Enterprises, House of Cheatham is one of the oldest manufacturers of beauty care products in the United States. The company is a subsidiary of Beauty Bell Enterprises and markets hair care products that satisfy basic hair care needs for people from all over the world, with an emphasis on women of color.

The cosmetics company's hair straightening products are sold throughout the Caribbean & Central America, the South Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, Australia, and Europe. The results of a recent study led to product liability lawsuits against the House of Cheatham and other cosmetics companies. The plaintiffs in these lawsuits claim that the chemical hair relaxer products manufactured by the company can cause the development of hormone-sensitive ailments.

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The Sister Study links chemical hair relaxers to cancer

The lawsuits against House of Cheatham started right after a major NIH study was published in October 2022. The study suggests that frequent users of chemical relaxer products may be more likely to develop uterine cancer than those women who didn't use such products. The National Institutes of Health’s major clinical study was conducted over a decade and found evidence that chemical hair relaxer products contain endocrine-disrupting and carcinogenic chemicals that can lead to the development of hormone-sensitive ailments such as:

One of the cosmetics company's most popular hair straightening products that contain carcinogenic chemicals is Africa’s Best.

House of Cheatham defendant in toxic hair relaxer lawsuits

The plaintiffs in the hair relaxer lawsuits claim that their long-term and regular use of chemical hair relaxer products marketed by House of Cheatham can cause severe health conditions. The complaints accused the cosmetics company of negligent, wrongful, willful conduct in connection with the manufacture, testing, packaging, labeling, promoting, marketing, and distribution of their chemical hair relaxer products.

If you used hair relaxers marketed by House of Cheatham, you should know that you need to meet the following eligibility requirements to file a toxic hair relaxer claim against the company:

  • you must have used their chemical hair relaxers for at least ten years
  • you must have used their chemical hair relaxer products at least seven times a year
  • you must have been diagnosed with endometriosis, ovarian or uterine cancer

Our attorneys can assist you in filing a toxic hair relaxer claim against House of Cheatham

Have you developed uterine cancer, ovarian cancer, or endometriosis after using the House of Cheatham's hair-straightening products for at least ten years? We encourage you to contact us. The attorneys at the Environmental Litigation Group helped many clients injured by harmful products to obtain rightful compensation. After you contact us for a free case evaluation, we will review your case and let you know whether you are entitled to financial compensation. The process requires minimum involvement: you need to provide only your medical records and proof of chemical hair relaxer use.