publication . Article . 2014

Methylisothiazolinone: An Emergent Allergen in Common Pediatric Skin Care Products

Schlichte, Megan J.; Katta, Rajani;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Aug 2014 Journal: Dermatology Research and Practice, volume 2,014 (issn: 1687-6105, eissn: 1687-6113, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
Abstract
Recalcitrant dermatitis, such as that of the hands, face, or genitals, may be due to allergic contact dermatitis (ACD) from ingredients in seemingly innocuous personal care products. Rising rates of allergy have been noted due to the preservative methylisothiazolinone (MI). This preservative is commonly found in skin and hair care products, especially wipes. This study evaluated the use of MI in products specifically marketed for babies and children and examined the associated marketing terms of such products. Ingredients of skin care products specifically marketed for babies and children were surveyed at two major retailers. Of 152 products surveyed, 30 product...
Subjects
mesheuropmc: technology, industry, and agriculture
free text keywords: Dermatology, Research Article, RL1-803, Article Subject

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publication . Article . 2014

Methylisothiazolinone: An Emergent Allergen in Common Pediatric Skin Care Products

Schlichte, Megan J.; Katta, Rajani;