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Phenoxyethanol

Phenoxyethanol

Phenoxyethanol is the synthetic petrochemical derivative that the natural sector approves of.

Phenoxyethanol is a preservative that hasn’t gathered a huge amount of attention until recently.  This is largely because of what it isn’t.  It isn’t a formaldehyde donor.  It isn’t particularly sensitising.  It has never been linked with cancer.  Basically it has kept its head down and nobody has taken a lot of notice of it.  This has changed recently, but I will get onto that a bit later.  First lets look at its good points and why it has been so widely used despite not being talked about very much. Continue reading