Growing Scrutiny for an Allergy Trigger Used in Personal Care Products

January 26th, 2015, in Toxin Exposure and Long-Term Consequences, Toxins in Our Home and Yard

Preservatives are used by many manufacturuers to extend the life of personal care products, however some can have adverse reactions for consumers. Methylisothiazolinone is commonly used in skin care products to deter the growth of bacteria but can also cause rashes and skin irritations in people who are allergic.

Read the full story from The New York Times.