What is paraben?

Answer Parabens are a class of chemicals used as preservatives in food, medicine and cosmetics.DefinitionParabens are alkyl esters of p-hydroxybenzoic acid and include different chemicals, such as butylpa... Read More »

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What Is Paraben Used for?

Parabens are a group of chemicals that are common ingredients in many beauty products as a preservative. Parabens used in beauty products are not naturally occurring and must be produced through a ... Read More »

What is propyl-paraben found in children's immune multivitamin?

It depends on several factors: 1. age of the child2. type of ball thrown (hardball, tennis ball, etc)3. distance range that the ball was thrown4. age of chid that threw the ball5. location upon the... Read More »

Why Is Paraben Bad?

Parabens can be found in cosmetics, moisturizers, shaving gels, shampoos, toothpaste and many skin care products. Their safety is highly debated--some experts say they are not harmful in small dose... Read More »

Is paraben a preservative?

Parabens are preservatives. Manufacturers add parabens to products to prevent mold and bacteria from forming. You can find parabens in a wide variety of toiletries, such as shampoo, makeup and toot... Read More »