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Europe Bans Preservative Mixture MCI/MI In Leave-On Cosmetics

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

By July 16, 2015, cosmetics manufacturers will be prohibited from marketing leave-on products in Europe that contain a preservative mixture of methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone under a ban the Cosmetic Ingredient Review Expert Panel anticipated with concern in recent meetings. Simultaneously, the EC announces stricter limits on propylparaben and butylparaben in personal-care items.

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