Kathon CG or isothiazolinone is a mixture of two chemicals (Chloro-2-methyl-A-isothiazolin-3-one & 2-methyl-4-isothiaszolin-3-one). It is a widely used preservative in cosmetics and commercial household prducts. It is also used as an industrial preservative for cutting fluids
Check product labels and use only ingredient labeled products that do not list this chemical or its synonyms.
If your spouse uses products that are on the list, skin-to-skin transfer may occur.
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