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UNBS URGES CONSUMERS, SALON OWNERS TO USE CERTIFIED HAIR RELAXERS

  19th March , 2024 ,       Hits: 704

The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) calls upon all consumers salon owners/operators and the public  to use hair relaxers that are certified by UNBS and bear the UNBS Quality Mark to ensure consumption of safe products.

In line with its mandate of developing, promoting and enforcing standards to protect consumers and the environment against dangerous and substandard products, UNBS enforces seven (7) standards that specify requirements for good quality Hair relaxers and Hair waving products. These include;

 

All hair relaxers locally manufactured in Uganda are certified in line with the above standards and all imported Hair relaxers are inspected through the Pre -export Verification of Conformity (PVoC) Program  in their respective exporting countries before shipment to Uganda  in line with the standards, which means that they are safe for consumption.

The standards are also harmonised with in the East African community member states and this means that all goods locally manufactured in Uganda and certified by UNBS can be sold beyond the Ugandan borders without quality disruptions.

As of March 14th 2024, twenty two (22) brands of locally manufactured hair relaxers are certified by UNBS; the list of certified Hair relaxers can also be accessed on the UNBS website via unbs.go.ug.the list include;

No.

COMPANY NAME

PRODUCT BRAND

CERTIFIED PRODUCT

 

Aliyzeco Industries Limited

La Belle Cream Hair Relaxer

Hair Relaxer

 

Liana Cosmetics Company Limited

Liana Hair Relaxer

Hair Relaxer

 

Movit Products Limited

Movit Conditioning Creme With Herbal Extracts - Super

Hair Relaxer

 

Movit Products Limited

Movit Conditioning Creme - Super

Hair Relaxer

 

Movit Products Limited

Movit Blow Out Creme - Mild

Hair Relaxer

 

Movit Products Limited

Radiant Conditioning Creme - Super

Hair Relaxer

 

Movit Products Limited

Movit Conditioning Creme - Super Ultra

Hair Relaxer

 

Movit Products Limited

Movit Conditioning Regular  Hair Relaxer

Hair Relaxer

 

Movit Products Limited

Radiant Conditioning Creme With Herbal Extracts, Argan Oil And Aloevera - Super

Hair Relaxer

 

Mwiru Holdings - Smc Ltd

La ville Hair relaxer - Super

Hair Relaxer

 

Neem Cosmetics (U) Ltd

Neem Conditioning Creme Hair Relaxer

Hair Relaxer

 

Royal Care Cosmetics (U) Limited

Glow Hair Relaxer

Hair Relaxer

 

Salvado Cosmetics (U) Limited

Salvado S - Control

Hair Relaxer

 

Salvado Cosmetics (U) Limited

Salvado Conditioning Creme Relaxer - Super

Hair Relaxer

 

Teman Estates Limited

Tayi Organics

Hair Relaxer

 

Vienah Beauty Products Limited

Vienah S- Control Texturizer Hair Relaxer

Hair Relaxer

 

Vienah Beauty Products Limited

Vienah Ultra Hair Cream Relaxer

Hair Relaxer

 

Wandaz Products Limited

Wandaz creme hair relaxer

Hair Relaxer

 

Wispro Uganda Limited

Sof n`free Hair Relaxer Super

Hair Relaxer

 

Wispro Uganda Limited

Sta-Sof-Fro Blow Out

Hair Relaxer

 

Wispro Uganda Limited

Easy Wave Super

Hair Relaxer

 

Wispro Uganda Limited

Sof n`free S Control Hair Texturizer

Hair Relaxer

 

UNBS encourages all manufacturers of Hair Relaxers to ensure their products meet the relevant standards and to seek UNBS certification of their products. Importation, manufacture, sale, distribution or holding for selling of products that do not comply with the applicable compulsory Uganda standards is prohibited by the UNBS Act 327 as amended 2013, and is punishable by law.

UNBS encourages consumers that use Hair Relaxers to;

About UNBS

The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a Government Agency responsible for developing, promoting and enforcing of national standards in the protection of Public Health and Safety, and the Environment against harmful and sub-standard products.

For more information, please contact:

Sylvia Kirabo,

Principal Public Relations Officer,

Uganda National Bureau of Standards,

Plot 2 - 12, Bypass Link, Bweyogerere Industrial & Business Park,

P.O Box 6329 Kampala, Uganda.

Telephone: 256 417 333250

Toll Free Line: 0800133133/0800233233

E-mail: info@unbs.go.ug  / ed@unbs.go.ug  /sylvia.kirabo@unbs.go.ug

Website: www.unbs.go.ug