Common hazardous ingredients
Amines, ammonium lauryl sulfate, ammonium thioglycolate, diethylenetriamine, phenacetin, vinyl acetatesome hair colorings contain cadmium, cobalt, copper, lead.
Irritant to the skin, eyes and lungs. Air pollutant.
Follow label directions. Use in a well-ventilated area. Avoid contact with eyes.
Keep container tightly closed when not in use and store in a secure area away from children.
Best: Use up or give away. Rinse container and dispose of in the garbage.
Second best: Take to a hazardous waste facility or collection event.
Third best: If you are connected to a city sewer system, flush small amounts down the drain (toilet is best) with lots of water. Do not use this method if you are on a septic system.
Ammonia-free hair-styling products pose less risk.