Health concerns prompt EU to ban 22 hair dye substances

Health concerns prompt EU to ban 22 hair dye substances


As part of its crackdown on the cosmetics industry, The European Commission in July ordered a ban on 22 chemical substances used in hair dying after it said the industry failed to submit data proving that they do not pose a health risk for consumers.The Commission said that the ban will only concern substances “for which industry has not submitted any safety files at all.” It will enter into force on December 1.“Substances for which there is no proof that they are safe will disappear from the ma...


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