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Bureau of Indian Standards has no info on chemical used in beauty products

Source: Deccan Chronicle, Date: July , 2017

Source: Deccan Chronicle, Hyderabad, July 24, 2017:- Experts say that the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has insufficient information about Pentaerithrityl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, a chemical used to stabilise beauty products. A reply to a query filed under the RTI has revealed that the “use of it is not prescribed in any Indian Standards published for soap products by the sectional committee responsible for the development of standards under the chemical department”. The chemical and its derivative Tetradibutyl Pentaerithrityl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate are widely used in deodorants and soaps to mask the odour of other chemical ingredients.

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