New: A treatment designed for rosacea-prone skin

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Fact Sheet: 5-Bromo-5-Nitro-1,3-Dioxane (Bronidox)

INCI name: 5-Bromo-5-Nitro-1,3-Dioxane.
Function: Preservative.
Origin: Synthetic.
Concentration allowed by European regulations : Up to 0.1% in finished rinse-off cosmetic products.
Where to find it / them? : Shower gels, conditioners, shampoos, body scrubs, hair masks.
Risks to health: Potential allergen, potential skin irritant, suspected carcinogen (formaldehyde releaser).
Risks to the environment : /
More information : Not permitted in leave-on products. Can be used alone or in combination with methylisothiazolinone.