Canada reviews safety of printer ink, cosmetics chemicals

08/19/2008 | (Canada)

In the wake of Canada's ban on the import and sale of polycarbonate baby bottles containing bisphenol A, that government is scheduled to release a draft assessment on Saturday of chemicals including Pigment Red 3, used in printing ink and cartridges, coloring agents used in cosmetics and a dye used in detergents and cleaners. The assessment is part of Canada's Chemical Management Plan, which is assessing 200 chemicals in batches.

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