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Antimicrobial Efficacy of Preservatives used in Skin Care Products on Skin Micro Biota

  title={Antimicrobial Efficacy of Preservatives used in Skin Care Products on Skin Micro Biota},
  author={Ch. Lalitha},
Bacteria are the dominant group of skin microbiota that colonize the human skin and protect from invasions. Variations in skin microbiota because of the use of skin care products containing preservatives have been studied by testing three organisms Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Micrococcus luteus and Staphylococcus epidermidis against the six selected preservatives: Phenoxyethanol, Methyl paraben, Propyl paraben, Sorbic acid, Potassium sorbate and Sodium benzoate. The Minimum Inhibitory… 

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