Opinion of the Scientific Committee on Consumer safety (SCCS) – Opinion on the safety of the use of Methylisothiazolinone (MI) (P94), in cosmetic products (sensitisation only)

Research paper by Scientific Committee of Consumer Safety – SCCS, A.M. Giménez-Arnau

Indexed on: 14 Mar '16Published on: 11 Jan '16Published in: Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology


The information provided does not support the safe use of MI as a preservative in rinse-off cosmetic products up to a concentration limit of 100 ppm from the view of induction of contact allergy.