- January 19, 2021
Violet dye presents health risks to workers
Pigment violet 29 (PV29), a dye used in paints, coatings, plastics, and rubber, presents unreasonable risks to workers in several situations, the US Environmental Protection Agency announced Jan. 14 in a final assessment. The agency identified some risks that were not included in a revised draft assessment released in October, but it also found some uses of PV29 are less of a risk than previously thought.
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