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Industrial Use
1. Anti-Freeze
2. Brake and Hydraulic Fluid
3. Paint
4. Floor Wax

Personal Care Product Use:
1. Shampoos
2. Hair Conditioners
3. Hand and Body Lotions
4. Skin and Beauty Creams
5. Deodorants
Quotes from various scientific articles

Implicated in contact dermatitis, kidney damage and liver abnormalities; can inhibit cell growth in human tests and can damage membranes causing rashes, dry skin and surface damage.
-From Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)

Propylene Glycol causes a significant number of reactions and was a primary irritant to the skin in low levels of concentrations.
-The American Academy of Dermatologists Inc, Jan 1991

May be harmful by inhalation, ingestion or skin absorption. May cause eye irritation. Exposure can cause gastro-intestinal disturbances, nausea, headache and vomiting, central nervous system depression.
-From Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)

Articles about Propylene Glycol (PG) and Polyethylene Glycol (PEG)

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Material Safety Data Sheet - Propylene Glycol

New Contaminant Found In Many Shampoos: SLS, Propylene Glycol & Dioxane

Article from a Journal about Skin Reactions to Propylene Glycol

City Hairstylist Sheds Light on Beauty Dangers: Propylene Glycol and SLS

The Stop Cancer Book by Dr. Samuel Epstein of the Cancer Prevention Coalition

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Propylene Glycol

Propylene Glycol
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