Final report on the safety assessment of Hexamidine and Hexamidine Diisethionate.

  title={Final report on the safety assessment of Hexamidine and Hexamidine Diisethionate.},
  author={Hexamidine Diisethionate},
  journal={International journal of toxicology},
  volume={26 Suppl 3},
Hexamidine Diisethionate functions as a biocide in cosmetics at concentrations of 0.03% to 0.1% in 38 cosmetic products. Hexamidine functions as a biocide and preservative in cosmetics, but is not in current use in cosmetics, but it is used in over-the-counter (OTC) drug products. Hexamidine was poorly absorbed by human cadaver skin when in water-oil formulations or in a gel that simulated a cosmetic product formulation. Hexamidine Diisethionate was poorly absorbed by the skin of live rats and… 

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