Isothiazolinones

NASTY, not used in ecostore products

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High Health hazard. Isothiazolinones such as MIT, MCIT and BIT are known skin sensitizers and environmental toxins.

MIT is Methylchloroisothiazolinone. MCIT is Methylchloroisothiazolinone and BIT is benzisothiazolinone. These ingredients are commonly used preservatives in personal care fproducts. They are however contact sensitizers and re highly toxic to the aquatic environment. REFERENCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isothiazolinone

INCI Name Isothiazolinones
EWG Rating 3 - 5
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