The rise in prevalence of contact allergy to methylisothiazolinone in the British Isles.

Abstract

Since 2005, in the EU, the use of methylisothiazolinone (MI) as a single-agent preservative has been permitted in both leave-on and rinse-off cosmetic products at concentrations of up to 100 ppm. Like others, we have observed a recent large increase in the number of patients with contact allergy to MI. Fourteen dermatology centres from across the British… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/cod.12185

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