What is the chemical nicknamed MI
November 08 2015 – Marina Elisabeth Engervik
You may have already read a little about the chemical nicknamed MI and the damage it can do? But what is this drug really and how serious can it be? In this article we are going in an easy and short way answer these questions and show you how to stay away from it.
Facts about MI
- Full name: Methylisothiazolinone
- A preservative for use in cosmetics.
- Products containing MI has an allergic reaction rate of 10% (which is very high).
- Those who have an allergic reaction, are often seriously ill and need medical attention.
- The skin swells up, gets blisters, large wounds and rashes.
- Allergy against MI has almost become an epidemic because so many have reacted to the drug.
- MI have no useful properties to the skin, it is used only for extending the shelf life of the product.
MI destroys the cells and can damage nerves. In one case, a breeze athletic woman had such a severe reaction that the entire head and face swelled up so much that she had trouble breathing and had to have immediate help.
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Sources: http://www.dailymail.co.uk, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Methylisothiazolinon...