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SCCS Releases Opinions Pertaining on the Safety of Three Hair Dye Ingredients

October 16, 2015

EUROPEAN UNION - The European Commission's Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) has released three opinions pertaining to the safety of three hair dye ingredients.

The opinions publish the following safety measures:

Ingredient Use for Safe Concentration Limit
2,6- dihydroxyethylaminotoluene For use in oxidative hair dye formulations maximum concentration of 1%
2,5,6-triamino-4- pyrimidinol sulfate For use in oxidative hair dye formulations maximum concentration of 0.5%
HC yellow No 17 For use in non-oxidative hair coloring productsIdentifies as strong sensitizer maximum concentration of 0.5%

 

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