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EWG Seeks Ban On Hair-Dye Ingredient, Fighting Lead On Multiple Fronts

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

EWG – already seeking prohibitions on trace lead in cosmetics – joins with a slew of other consumer advocacy groups seeking a ban on lead acetate’s use in progressive hair dyes. The color additive was approved by FDA more than three decades ago before lead exposure risks were fully understood, they suggest.


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