E1520 - Propylene glycol

Group: Miscellaneous

Description: humectants, wetting agent, dispersing agent, petroleum based; its glycerine like taste has made it popular for children's medications and other elixirs; used in many topical creams and ointments, cosmetics, hair products and deodorants; has been linked with fatal heart attacks (when given intravenously), central nervous system depression and cosmetic or pharmaceutical contact dermatitis

Animal Origin: No

Warnings: Has been linked with fatal heart attacks, central nervous system depression, contact dermatitis

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