Is it Safe to Dye? -webinar 18.8.2020

Recording of BioColour-project’s webinar “Is it Safe to Dye?” with presentations and discussion about the safety issues in dye and coulourant production. How do the dyeing and colouration industries affect the environment, ecosystems and human health and how research and regulations can lead to safer colouration solutions?

Is it safe to dye? – BioColour seeks solutions to textile and material colouration, Riikka Räisänen, leader of the BioColour project, University of Helsinki

REACH: Legislation and safety issues related to bio-based colourants, Andreas Uphoff, EU Chemical Agency)

Dyes in the aquatic environment: should we worry about them?, Prof. Gisela de Aragão Umbuzeiro, University of Campinas, Brazil

Toxicity and human health risks of colourants, Assoc. Prof. Jaana Rysä, University of Eastern Finland