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Hair dyes: 3 Opinions of the SCCS

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On June 25, 2015, during its 10th plenary meeting, the SCCS has adopted its Opinion on three hair dye cosmetic ingredients: 2,5,6-Triamino-4-pyrimidinol sulfate, HC Yellow No. 17, and 2,6-Dihydroxyethylaminotoluene. These Opinions have just been published and are open for comments until 28 October 2015.

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 2,5,6-Triamino-4-pyrimidinol sulfate

Background

The hair dye 2,5,6-Triamino-4-pyrimidmol sulfate is an oxidative hair colouring agent used at an on-head concentrations of up to 0.5%.
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For exhaustive background information, see the article
SCCS: request for Opinion (Hair dyes) (December 29, 2014)

Opinion

 1. In light of the new data provided, does SCCS consider 2,5,6-Triamino-4-pyrimidinol sulfate as safe for use as an oxidative hair dye agent with an on-head concentration of 0.5%?

In the light of the new data provided, the SCCS considers the use of 2,5,6-triamino-4-pyrimidinol sulfate as an ingredient in oxidative hair dye formulations at a maximum concentration of 0.5% on the head is safe.

 2. Does the SCCS have any further scientific concerns with regard to the use of 2,5,6-Triamino-4-yrimidinol sulfate in cosmetic products?

A skin sensitising potential of 2,5,6-triamino-4-pyrimidinol sulfate cannot be excluded.

Deadline for comments

 28 October 2015.

HC Yellow No. 17

Background

The new ingredient HC Yellow No. 17 (B121) is planned to be used in non-oxidative hair colouring products at concentrations …

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