This chemical is an antibacterial and is most commonly found as a preservative in cosmetics and skin care 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:
b-Hydroxyethyl phenyl ether
Ethylene glycol mono phenyl eth
Euxyl K 400
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