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
Possible Occupational exposures
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Where is it found?
What is it?
Hints on avoiding:
Moist toilet tissues
This information is provided as educational only and is
not intended to substitute for medical care or recommendations by a physician.