Chlorhexidine in cosmetic products: a market survey

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Chlorhexidine in cosmetic products : a market survey. / Opstrup, Morten Schjørring; Johansen, Jeanne Duus; Bossi, Rossana; Lundov, Michael Dyrgaard; Garvey, Lene Heise.

I: Contact Dermatitis, Bind 72, Nr. 1, 01.2015, s. 55-58.

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Opstrup, MS, Johansen, JD, Bossi, R, Lundov, MD & Garvey, LH 2015, 'Chlorhexidine in cosmetic products: a market survey' Contact Dermatitis, bind 72, nr. 1, s. 55-58. https://doi.org/10.1111/cod.12298

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Opstrup, M. S., Johansen, J. D., Bossi, R., Lundov, M. D., & Garvey, L. H. (2015). Chlorhexidine in cosmetic products: a market survey. Contact Dermatitis, 72(1), 55-58. https://doi.org/10.1111/cod.12298

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Opstrup MS, Johansen JD, Bossi R, Lundov MD, Garvey LH. Chlorhexidine in cosmetic products: a market survey. Contact Dermatitis. 2015 jan;72(1):55-58. https://doi.org/10.1111/cod.12298

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Opstrup, Morten Schjørring ; Johansen, Jeanne Duus ; Bossi, Rossana ; Lundov, Michael Dyrgaard ; Garvey, Lene Heise. / Chlorhexidine in cosmetic products : a market survey. I: Contact Dermatitis. 2015 ; Bind 72, Nr. 1. s. 55-58.

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abstract = "BACKGROUND: Chlorhexidine may cause type I and type IV allergy. Some chlorhexidine-allergic individuals have been exposed in the healthcare setting as patients or healthcare workers, but for others the source of sensitization is unknown. Chlorhexidine may be used as a preservative or an antimicrobial agent in cosmetic products at a concentration up to 0.3{\%}, as set by the European Cosmetics Directive (now Regulations).OBJECTIVES: To identify cosmetic product types containing chlorhexidine, and to measure the concentration of chlorhexidine in selected products.METHODS: Between February 2013 and April 2013, we checked for chlorhexidine in cosmetic products in 14 supermarkets, one hairdressing salon and one beauty and retail store in Copenhagen, Denmark by reading the ingredient labels. The chlorhexidine concentration was measured in 10 selected products by high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) with an ultraviolet (UV) detector.RESULTS: Chlorhexidine was found in 80 of 2251 checked products (3.6{\%}) in the following categories: hair products (57/760), creams (9/324), face washes (4/24), wet wipes (4/63), skin tonics (3/22), make-up removers (2/25), and mouth washes (1/17). Chlorhexidine concentrations were 0.01-0.15{\%}.CONCLUSIONS: We found chlorhexidine in various cosmetic product types, predominantly aimed at females, and in hair products. The measured chlorhexidine concentrations were all within the permitted limit. The relevance for allergic sensitization should be further explored.",
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AU - Opstrup, Morten Schjørring

AU - Johansen, Jeanne Duus

AU - Bossi, Rossana

AU - Lundov, Michael Dyrgaard

AU - Garvey, Lene Heise

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N2 - BACKGROUND: Chlorhexidine may cause type I and type IV allergy. Some chlorhexidine-allergic individuals have been exposed in the healthcare setting as patients or healthcare workers, but for others the source of sensitization is unknown. Chlorhexidine may be used as a preservative or an antimicrobial agent in cosmetic products at a concentration up to 0.3%, as set by the European Cosmetics Directive (now Regulations).OBJECTIVES: To identify cosmetic product types containing chlorhexidine, and to measure the concentration of chlorhexidine in selected products.METHODS: Between February 2013 and April 2013, we checked for chlorhexidine in cosmetic products in 14 supermarkets, one hairdressing salon and one beauty and retail store in Copenhagen, Denmark by reading the ingredient labels. The chlorhexidine concentration was measured in 10 selected products by high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) with an ultraviolet (UV) detector.RESULTS: Chlorhexidine was found in 80 of 2251 checked products (3.6%) in the following categories: hair products (57/760), creams (9/324), face washes (4/24), wet wipes (4/63), skin tonics (3/22), make-up removers (2/25), and mouth washes (1/17). Chlorhexidine concentrations were 0.01-0.15%.CONCLUSIONS: We found chlorhexidine in various cosmetic product types, predominantly aimed at females, and in hair products. The measured chlorhexidine concentrations were all within the permitted limit. The relevance for allergic sensitization should be further explored.

AB - BACKGROUND: Chlorhexidine may cause type I and type IV allergy. Some chlorhexidine-allergic individuals have been exposed in the healthcare setting as patients or healthcare workers, but for others the source of sensitization is unknown. Chlorhexidine may be used as a preservative or an antimicrobial agent in cosmetic products at a concentration up to 0.3%, as set by the European Cosmetics Directive (now Regulations).OBJECTIVES: To identify cosmetic product types containing chlorhexidine, and to measure the concentration of chlorhexidine in selected products.METHODS: Between February 2013 and April 2013, we checked for chlorhexidine in cosmetic products in 14 supermarkets, one hairdressing salon and one beauty and retail store in Copenhagen, Denmark by reading the ingredient labels. The chlorhexidine concentration was measured in 10 selected products by high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) with an ultraviolet (UV) detector.RESULTS: Chlorhexidine was found in 80 of 2251 checked products (3.6%) in the following categories: hair products (57/760), creams (9/324), face washes (4/24), wet wipes (4/63), skin tonics (3/22), make-up removers (2/25), and mouth washes (1/17). Chlorhexidine concentrations were 0.01-0.15%.CONCLUSIONS: We found chlorhexidine in various cosmetic product types, predominantly aimed at females, and in hair products. The measured chlorhexidine concentrations were all within the permitted limit. The relevance for allergic sensitization should be further explored.

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