Posts tagged Phenoxyethanol
Petroleum-based ingredients

In an earlier post I wrote about microbeads in consumer care products. Unfortunately, those are not the only petroleum-based ingredients that can be found in the products we use on a daily basis. Petrochemicals, chemical ingredients derived from petroleum, can be found with a variety of names, like paraffin, petrolatum, toluene, phenoxyethanol and mineral oil. But they can also be hidden under the umbrella of perfume or fragrance.

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