If you have ever looked on the ingredients list of a bottle of baby lotion, chances are that you have seen ingredients such as dimethicone, methylparaben
, and fragrance.
The lawsuit also claims that Huggies Natural Care wipes contain sodium methylparaben
, which is banned in the EU because it can strip pigment from skin, as well as methylisothiazolinone, a chemical linked to skin toxicity and allergic reactions.
Figure 3 shows that 2 closely related materials Butylparaben, Propylparaban and Methylparaben
can be distinguished by Raman.
(and) ethylparaben (and) butylparaben
If the product you are using contains methylparaben
, ethylparaben, propylparaben, butylparaben and isobutylparaben, it has parabens.
In our previous work, we found that sorbic acid and methylparaben
as dietary antifungal agents at 1000 ppm had detrimental effects on C.
Detection frequencies of environmental phenols in urine were high: 2,5-Dichlorophenol, benzophenone-3, methylparaben
, and propylparaben were detected in at least 99% of the samples, and detection frequencies for the other phenols ranged between 59% and 94% (Table 2).
Look out for methylparaben
, ethylparaben and butylparaben as well as dicyclohexyl phthalate (DCP), diisononyl phthalate (DINP) and di-n-propyl phthalate (DPP).
Although not a direct toxic effect, one must note that ester derivatives and the methylparaben
preservative of the amide derivatives may cause allergic reactions, even though this is quite rare.
Many major British and international brands use parabens, which are often listed on packaging as methylparaben
, propyl, butyl or ethylparaben.
Consumers of cosmetic products and medicine might have a difficult time determining whether a product contains parabens as such ingredients are usually listed under different names like methylparaben
, propylparaben, butylparaben and benzylparaben.
and butylparaben were injected into immature or ovariectomized rats, butylparaben increased uterine weights (an oestrogenic effect), whereas methylparaben
had no detectable effect.