This chemical is used as a preservative in many products.


Always check product labels and use only ingredient labeled products that do not list this chemical or its synonyms

If your spouse uses products, which are on the list, skin-to-skin transfer may occur.

Other names you may see this chemical::
  1,2- dibromo-2, 4-dicyanobutane
  Merquat 2200
  Tektamer 38
Methyldibromoglutaronitrile & Phenoxyethanol
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Where is it found?
What is it?
Hints on avoiding:
Latex paints
Coloring agents
Metalworking fluids
Moist toilet tissue

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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.