In the lawsuit, Canas claims the hot wax boiled over in its container as she attempted to remove it from her microwave. As a result, Canas said she sustained severe burns on her lower back, breast and right thigh. The 38-year-old went for treatment at St. Mary's Hospital in Hoboken, N.J. and was later transferred to a burn unit of another hospital, according to the news station.
"It is unconscionable, how multi-million dollar corporations are placing such dangerous products into the stream of commerce without taking into consideration the user's safety," her attorney, Phil Rizzuto told WPIX. .
In response to the lawsuit, a spokesperson for the parent company of Sally Hansen told WPIX the company "has not yet been served with the complaint and has not had an opportunity to review it."