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Phenoxyethanol?

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Phenoxyethanol is defined as an organic chemical compound, a glycol ether often used in dermatological products such as skin creams and sunscreen. It refers to a bactericide(usually used in conjunction with quaternary ammonium compounds), often used in place of sodium azide in biological buffers as 2-phenoxyethanol is less toxic and non-reactive with copper and lead. It is usually used in many applications such as cosmetics, vaccines and pharmaceuticals as a preservative.
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Phenoxyethanol refers to a colourless, oily, organic chemical compound, glycol ether often used in dermatological products such as skin creams and sunscreen. It is usually a bactericide (usually used in conjunction with quaternary ammonium compounds), often used in place of sodium azide in biological buffers as 2-phenoxyethanol is less toxic and non-reactive with copper and lead. Some of the common uses include applications such as cosmetics, vaccines and pharmaceuticals as a preservative.
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