Is It Really Hypoallergenic?


April 26, 2017 by: Pediatrics for Parents staff Article Tags: ,

What does it mean when a skin product is labeled “hypoallergenic?” It may not mean much. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) doesn’t regulate or define the term “hypoallergenic.” Any manufacturer can label a product “hypoallergenic” regardless of what chemicals it contains. A recent study found two allergens, methylisothiazolinone and methylchloroisothiazolinone, in many children’s skin…

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Baylor University School of Medicine, 02/15