Press Releases

25 Hair Dyes Found Containing Skin Sensitizers  - CHOICE # 465 (July 15, 2014)

The test, which covered 20 home-use hair dyes and 5 other models claimed for professional use, revealed presence of two or more types of skin sensitizers in 23 samples. While 1 model found containing as many as four types, 10 others found with three types of sensitizers. A dermatologist advised that presence of multiple sensitizers in hair dye products will increase chances of allergic reaction and its severity.

Choose warily mini-warehouse service based on needs - CHOICE # 465 (July 15, 2014)

The Consumer Council examined service details of 13 mini-warehouses and 6 valet storage companies in the market. Price difference of mini-warehouses could be up to 2.7 times while one-time door-to-door delivery charge for valet storage could well surpass its monthly fee.

Recalls and Alerts

DH raids retail shop for suspected illegal sale of slimming products with undeclared controlled drug ingredients (July 31, 2015)

In a joint operation today (July 29), the Department of Health (DH) and the Police raided a retail shop in Lam Tin where two slimming products, namely LAMI and SULAMI, suspected to contain undeclared controlled drug ingredients were sold.


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