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Hair Research pp 529-535 | Cite as

Hair Dye Toxicity

  • J. F. Corbett

Abstract

The last few years have seen considerable controversy concerning the safety of hair dyes. In the United States, this has lead to proposals to mandate a cancer warning label on hair dyes containing 2,4-diaminoanisole, 2-nitro-p-phenylenediamine, 4-amino-2-nitrophenol, 2,4-diamino-toluene, and 4-chloro-o-phenylenediamine (Federal Register, 1978–1979) even though the last two of these are not used in the United States1.

Keywords

Hair Colorant Toxicol Environ Health Bismuth Citrate Permanent Hair Oxidative Hair Dyeing 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. F. Corbett
    • 1
  1. 1.Clairol Research LaboratoriesStamfordUSA

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