Aug 27, 2016· 27 August 2016. KZN Department of Health launches anti-skin bleaching campaign. KWAZULU-Natal Health MEC Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo has called upon the people of the province to reject all colonial notions of beauty which have resulted in the widespread usage of dangerous skin lightening and bleaching products.
Jan 09, 2019· In 1983, South Africa banned all but 2 percent hydroquinone creams. In 2015, Ivory Coast banned all skin whitening creams, and in 2016, Ghana began a ban …
Aug 07, 2019· Rwanda has taken a similar approach in the ongoing ban of all illegal skin-bleaching goods, including ones containing hydroquinone. In a 2016 …
Hydroquinone (HQ) and mercury (Hg) are either illegal or allowed only in limited concentrations (2% and 1 ppm, respectively). Aim To investigate active ingredients and countries of origin of popular skin-lightening products available in Cape Town, South Africa.
I had been denied entry, deported and banned for 10 years from South Africa in 2016. The reason was that I hold a fraudulent work permit. Then in my home country I have applied for new passport. Bu.
Jul 25, 2016· The first South African novel to be banned under the new legislation was titled An Act of Immorality, published by Trans-World in 1963, and written under a pseudonym: Des Troye. The book jacket advertises it as "A Startling Expose of Across the Colour Line", featuring a lawyer who "prosecutes offenders of the Immorality Act by day .
Many years ago products containing hydroquinone were available over the counter in South Africa. They had names such as Beauty Balm and were used by unsuspecting people, especially with a darker skin types, to lighten their skin. Unfortunately with prolonged use of hydroquinone it can cause a condition called Exogenous Ochronosis.
May 12, 2015· Another African nation bans popular skin-whitening creams By Purvi Thacker on May 12, 2015 Last week, the Ivory Coast banned all skin-whitening creams and lotions over fears that the cosmetic products can cause long-term health problems, BBC News reported .
Mar 12, 2019· Several countries including the US, Japan and Australia have reportedly either banned or imposed regulations on the OTC sales of hydroquinone products. Back in 2016, the West African country of Ghana imposed a complete ban on the import and sale of hydroquinone …
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Dec 13, 2015· With up to 70% of women using skin lightening creams in parts of Africa, Cote d'Ivoire has led the charge in tackling skin lighteners and has banned the practise nationally. It is time for the .
Nov 21, 2018· This results in a ban from travel to South Africa of up to 5 years, depending on the duration of the overstay. While the Act considers anyone not in possession of a valid visa to be an illegal foreigner, many foreigners choose to risk remaining in South Africa hoping for a successful visa application will arise.
Dec 23, 2011· A second similar study found similar results. Subsequently, hydroquinone was banned in Europe,Australia and parts of Asia and Africa. In 2006, the FDA issued a four month moratorium on hydroquinone to review the data, but then allowed it to be used for"severe melasma for a …
Banned beauty products on sale in Cape. . Other products containing hydroquinone, which is banned in the use of cosmetics in South Africa, are just as easily available in foreign-owned stores in .
Jul 17, 2014· Yet the EU has banned hydroquinone in concentrations greater than 1%, and there is a growing number of people online who want to see this ingredient banned, once and for all. So I'm going to break down the facts — what is good about it, what is not-so-good about it — and let you decide.
Jan 10, 2019· South Africa na also one of di kontris wey don ban skin lightening products wey get plenti mercury, hydroquinone and steroids but pipo still dey buy am from illegal sellers. Nivea advert .
The Hydroquinone Controversy. Hydroquinone's controversial reputation stems from when it was banned in South Africa many years ago. As it turns out, the products in question were found to contain mercury and glucocorticoids, among other caustic and illegal contaminants—a highly probable cause of the side effects seen.
Apr 28, 2017· However, ever since it became known that hydroquinone causes skin ochronosis and possibly cancer, it has been banned in Asia, all European Union Countries, all East African countries, South Africa .
Dying to be white. Zinhle Mapumulo 2016 . steroids and hydroquinone. . This is despite the fact that South Africa banned the inclusion of these active ingredients in over-the-counter cosmetic .
Aug 16, 2017· Earlier in 2016, the FDA issued a deadline to the sellers to clear any products with hydroquinone in them. The ban itself was implemented in January 2017. According to the Chief Executive Officer of the FDA, Delese Mimi Darko bleaching creams were banned from entering the country as from January 2017.
Feb 16, 2016· South Africa, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, and more recently the Ivory Coast have banned "skin whitening" creams and lotions over fears that the cosmetic products can …
South Africa has a similar ban to Côte d'Ivoire; products containing over 2% hydroquinone were made illegal in the 1980s. South Africa has some of the strictest laws against skin lighteners – the words "bleach", "lighten" or "whiten" are not allowed to be used in cosmetics advertisements.
Hydroquinone has been banned in Europe and Japan, and is highly regulated in Asia. The sale of over-the-counter skin bleaching creams containing hydroquinone was banned in South Africa in 1992. In the US, 2% hydroquinone can be bought over-the-counter, while higher 4% concentrations require a doctor's prescription.
Jun 13, 2018· The FDA proposed a ban on over-the-counter sales of hydroquinone-containing products on August 29, 2006. Hydroquinone products are very popular in Asian and African markets for their skin-lightening properties. Though there is some evidence that hydroquinone may cause cancer in rodents, this has yet to be proven in humans.