Benzisothiazolinone
Tue, August 5, 2014 at 12:14 PM
[Stephanie Greenwood]

Today's Chemical:

Benzisothiazolinone

EWG Risk Score:

3-4

What is it?

Beznisothiazolinone is used in cosmetic items as a preservative. It is used on an industrial level as a biocide on buildings (to kill fungus on roofs and buildings) as well as a preservative in paints and cleaning products. 

What type of products is it found in?

Hand wash, sunblock, air freshener

What are its risks?

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