Chloroxylenol (or 4-Chloro-3,5-Xylenol) is used as an antibacterial preservative in many personal skin care products.
Please be aware that if your spouse or significant other uses topical skincare products that contain this chemical, skin-to-skin transfer may occur to you.
It may take 2 to 3 weeks of avoiding exposure before improvement of your eruption begins.
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