HC Red No 16 dye to be banned from hair dye products in the EU by Nick Boley
August 3, 2012, 08:21
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The European Commission has added HC Red No 16 to Annex II to Directive 76/768/EC concerning hair dye products. This dye is now considered by the Scientific Committee on Consumer Products (SCCP) to be harmful to human health as it is noted to cause bladder cancer. The details of this are gievn in the Official Journal of 2 August 2012.


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