From Hair in Toxicology: An Important Bio-Monitor

Chapter List

Chapter 9: Hair Colorant Chemistry
Chapter 10: Hair Dyes And Skin Allergy
Chapter 11: Hair-Colorant Use and Associated Pathology Cancer?
Chapter 12: The Chemistry of Hair Care Products Potential Toxicological Issues for Shampoos, Hair Conditioners, Fixatives, Permanent Waves, Relaxers and Depilatories
Chapter 13: Hair Care Products Regulatory Issues
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Thomas Clausen Wolfgang Balzer 9.1 Introduction Our aging and increasingly ethnically mixed societies continue to spur the usage of hair care products containing hair colorants. While the principal...

P. Raniero De Stasio 13.1 Introduction A chapter on regulatory issues of hair products may seem almost too simplistic for the academic scope of this book as it comes after several others focused on...

J. Jachowicz 12.1 Introduction Hair care is a growing segment of the personal care product industry, which is valued in sales at about $42.5 billion worldwide according to Euromonitor. The growth is...

Tongzhang Zheng Yawei Zhang Yong Zhu Lindsay Morton 11.1 Introduction It was estimated in 1992 that 40% of women and more than 10% of men in the United States (US) and Europe use hair dyes each year.

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