The Australian TGA has published a report which includes summaries of the available toxicological data on the following chemicals, along with its final decisions on their use:

  • p-aminophenol in hair dyes
  • bis-isobutyl PEG/PPG in rinse-off cosmetics
  • 2-chloro-5-nitro-N-hydroxyethyl-p-phenylenediamine in hair dyes
  • chrysoidine base in cosmetic and domestic products
  • crystal violet (and related dyes) in hair dyes
  • cyclaniliprole in agricultural products
  • 2,4-diamino-5-methylphenetole in hair dyes
  • 4,5-dichloro-2-N-octyl-3(2H)-isothiazolone in paints, sealants etc.
  • disperse yellow 3 in hair dyes and other products
  • fluopicolide as a fungicide
  • isopyrazam as a fungicide
  • methyldibromo glutaronitrile sodium in cosmetics
  • 2-methylresorcinol in hair dyes
  • nonanoic acid in agricultural products
  • potassium hydroxide and sodium hydroxide in food
  • propamocarb as a fungicide

Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (2016). Final decisions and reasons for decisions by delegates of the Secretary to the Department of Health. June 2016.


The above items were taken from the October 2016 issue of Toxicology and Regulatory News which is sent automatically to members of bibra (click here)

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