This chemical mix is used as preservative found in cosmetics, shampoos and skin care products. It also has several uses in industry.
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 Methylchlorosothiazolone/methylisothiazolone listed as:
Euxyl K 100
Fennosan IT 21
Mitco CC 32 L
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Where is it found?
What is it?
Hints on avoiding:
Latex paint emulsions
Metal working fluids
Slim control agent in paper mills
Water cooling paints
Possible occupational Exposures:
Hairdressers and Cosmetologists
This information is provided as educational only and is
not intended to substitute for medical care or recommendations by a physician.