Impacts of synthetic Holi colours
|As consumers it is important that we stay informed about the colours we are buying, the impact of these on our personal health and that of the environment. Synthetic gulals, which use industrial dyes contain toxic chemicals that could potentially harm us.
Listed below are articles on the subject that have appeared in the press over the past few years:
Unsafe, yet colour industry growing at 15%, Business Standard, 22 March 2008
|Fact sheet on synthetic Holi colours, Toxics Link, February 2000