METHYLCHLOROISOTHIAZOLINONE || Skin Deep: Cosmetic Safety Reviews

 A common preservative used in many creams and lotions as well as baby wipes - 

Given the incomplete information made available by companies and the government, EWG provides additional information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature. The chart below indicates that research studies have found that exposure to this ingredient — not the products containing it — caused the indicated health effect(s) in the studies reviewed by Skin Deep researchers. Actual health risks, if any, will vary based on the level of exposure to the ingredient and individual susceptibility — information not available in Skin Deep.

This ingredient:
yes, weak Cancer
no Developmental/reproductive toxicity
yes, strong Allergies/immunotoxicity
yes, moderate Use restrictions
no Contamination concerns
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About METHYLCHLOROISOTHIAZOLINONE: Methylchloroisothiazolinone is a widely-used preservative; has been associated with allergic reactions.

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