Parabens: A review of epidemiology, structure, allergenicity, and hormonal properties

Allison L. Cashman, Erin M. Warshaw

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Abstract

Parabens are the most commonly used preservatives in cosmetic, pharmaceutical, and industrial products. The epidemiology, structural properties, allergenicity, hormonal properties, and hypotheses regarding the "paraben paradox" are addressed in this review.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)57-66
Number of pages10
JournalDermatitis
Volume16
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2005
Externally publishedYes

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