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Allergy To Preservative MI “Epidemic”; U.K. Docs Urge Industry Action

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

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U.K. dermatologists say allergic reactions to preservative biocide methylisothiazolinone have reached epidemic levels, with an estimated one in 10 patients presenting with eczema or dermatitis allergic to MI or a related substance. British news sites Mail Online and The Telegraph reported on dermatologists’ views leading up to a session at the British Dermatologists’ Annual Conference in Liverpool July 6-July 7.

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