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Is it Safe to Dye? -webinar

Welcome to “Is it Safe to Dye?” -webinar on Tuesday 18.8.2020 at 3 p.m. to 5p.m. to learn and discuss 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?

Program:
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

Audience questions and discussion

The webinar is held in Zoom, sign up here to get the event link to your email: https://elomake.helsinki.fi/lomakkeet/106018/lomake.html
The webinar is free and the number of participants is not limited. The program is in English.

The webinar recording will be later added to BioColour-project’s Youtube-channel, that you can subscribe to here:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQjESsAaKgiEySEIRqntzdA

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