methylisothiazolinone

Cosmetics Europe Tells Manufacturers to Avoid This Dermatitis-Causing Preservative

In August of last year, we warned you about two chemical preservatives linked to a rise in allergic reactions. Called methylchlorosothiazolinone (MCI) and methylisothiazolinone (MI or MIT), these preservatives may…

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Top 10 Toxic Skin Care Ingredients (Avoid Putting on Your Skin at All Costs)

You’ve probably heard about all the hidden chemicals and health risks surrounding so many of the beauty and skin care products on the market, but what exactly are they and…

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Warning—Dermatologists Seeing a Rise in Allergies to Two Chemical Preservatives

Do you have the following two preservatives in your moisturizing cream, anti-aging serum, mascara, or baby moist wipes? Methylchlorosothiazolinone (MCI) Methylisothiazolinone (MI or MIT) If so, you may want to…

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Ingredient Watch List: Methylisothiazolinone, the Toxic Ingredient That Could Cause Nerve Damage

Also called MIT, this ingredient is often found in antibacterial products. Unlike some synthetic chemicals, however, this one isn’t just a mild skin irritant. A recent study found the chemical…

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