Methylchloroisothiazolinone

INCI Name
Methylchloroisothiazolinone
Ingredient origins
Role
Preservative
Common name
EWG score
What is EWG score?
The EWG score is a hazard score ranging from 1-2 (low hazard), 3-6 (moderate hazard) and 7-10 (high hazard) published by the Environmental Working Group. Their data is sourced from the Skin Deep® database and studies published in open scientific literature.
Nasty
This ingredient has been classified as hazardous to health, and is not used in ecostore products.
Ingredient details
Methylchloroisothiazolinone is a widely used preservative and has been associated with allergic reactions.