It is estimated that 1 in every 10 people affected with eczema or dermatitis is allergic to a preserviative known as MI, or to give this preservative it’s proper name methylisothiazolinone.
Methylisothiazolinone has been increasingly used in a range of products since 2005 and is used to extend the shelf life of such products. It is added to product such as moisturisers, sun screens, shampoos etc.
Doctors and dermatologists are now calling for a ban on this chemical in face creams.
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