This chemical is used as a preservative that is most commonly found in cosmetics, skin care products and house hold products.
Please be aware that if your spouse or significant other uses topical skin care 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.

Other names you may see this preservative:
  1,2- dibromo-2, 4-dicyanobutane
  Merquat 2200
  Tektamer 38
  Tektamer 38
  Merquat 2200

Possible Occupational exposures
    Maintenance workers

Euxyl K400
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Where is it found?
What is it?
Hints on avoiding:
Body lotions
Liquid detergents
Metalworking fluids
Moist toilet tissues

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This information is provided as educational only and is
not intended to substitute for medical care or recommendations by a physician.