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These include an analysis of 10 studies regarding hair dye use and bladder cancer published in the Journal of the American Medical Association in 2005 and a study from Spain involving roughly 300 women, reported in this month's European Journal of Cancer.
The European Commission is expected to report on the safety of the 115 chemicals it is evaluating by December 2007.
In a statement issued late Friday, FDA officials suggested they will be watching the European regulatory group's actions.
The complete list of chemicals included in the ban:
|6-Methoxy-2,3-Pyridinediamine and its HCl salt|
|4,5-Diamino-1-Methylpyrazole and its HCl salt|
|4-Methoxytoluene-2,5-Diamine and its HCl salt|
|N,N-Dimethyl-2,6-Pyridinediamine and its HCl salt|
|N-(2-Methoxyethyl)-p-phenylenediamine and its HCl salt|
|2,4-Diamino-5-methylphenetol and its HCl salt|
|2-Aminomethyl-p-aminophenol and its HCl salt|
|Solvent Red 1 (CI 12150)|
|Acid Orange 24 (CI 20170)|
|Acid Red 73 (CI 27290)|