HAIR DYES LABEL CASE

BY KEITH NUTHALL
THE EUROPEAN Court of Justice has cleared the way for German judges to order cosmetics giant Hans Schwarzkopf GmbH to label its hair dyes with health warnings about chemical ingredients that may be harmful to human health.

At present, Schwarzkopf includes these warnings for its Igora Royal range only on an enclosed leaflet, with its outer packaging and tube being printed with the note: "For commercial use only. Important: follow instructions for use and heed warnings."

The company had been taken to court by the German unfair ...


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