Phenoxyethanol

According to safecosmetics.org,
“Phenoxyethanol is used as a preservative in cosmetic products to limit bacterial growth. A review of 43 cosmetic products demonstrated that only 25 percent of the products had concentrations of phenoxyethanol greater than 0.6 percent and the mean concentration of phenoxyethanol was 0.46 percent. Phenoxyethanol is also used as to stabilize components found in perfumes and soaps.”

Source: http://www.safecosmetics.org/get-the-facts/chemicals-of-concern/phenoxyethanol/


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