Nail plant owners in North and South Carolina and Tennessee have announced that they will close their plants on Thursday due to a nail plant outbreak.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said that all of the plants had been shut down due to the outbreak.
The plants were located in South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee and Alabama.
“The majority of the affected plants are currently at low risk of further contamination, and will remain closed until further notice,” the agency said.
“In addition, all plants that were damaged will be cleaned up and are expected to reopen shortly.”
It is not clear if the outbreak will affect the production of other nail plants.
However, a recent survey found that more than half of the plant owners surveyed were concerned about the potential for nail plant contamination.
Nail plants produce nail polish, which is used in nail polish removers, nail polish brushes and nail polishes.
In the United States, there are approximately 4 million nail plants producing around 30 million pounds of nail polish each year.
In January, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a warning to nail plants warning them that the outbreak could affect their ability to produce nail polices and detergents, and they could be at higher risk of becoming contaminated with harmful substances.
The warning also warned nail plant owners to keep nails trimmed as a precaution.
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