This chemical has been used for water-based paint and wood preservative and in metalworking fluids. In recent years, this chemical has proven to be a safe preservative and now is most commonly used in cosmetics.
It may take 2 to 3 weeks of avoiding exposure before improvement of your eruption begins.
Minimize exposure to rubber in home and work environments; vinyl and silicone products should be okay.
Other names you may see this chemical listed as:
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Hints on avoiding:
Hair treatment (leave in-type)
Hand dish soap
Water based paints
This information is provided as educational only and is
not intended to substitute for medical care or recommendations by a physician.