How safe is it?

What is it? 
Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate is a compound used as a fungicide and bactericide for wood and paint preservation and now also permitted and used as a cosmetics preservative.

How can I avoid it? 
You should avoid contact with this substance. Avoidance requires reading labels, package inserts, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), and on occasion, direct communication with the manufacturer.

  • Adhesives 
  • Cements 
  • Inks
  • Cooling fluids 
  • Fungicide and bactericide for wood and paint preservation
  • Paints
  • Wallpaper
  • Metal Working Fluids
  • Skin Care Products / Cosmetics
    • Antiperspirants / Deodorants
    • Hair sprays, gels, tonics and lotions
    • Hair Colorants / “Permanents-Relaxers”
    • Make-ups m Moisturizers
    • Powders / Sprays
    • Shampoos / Conditioners
    • Shaving products
    • Soaps / Cleansers
Other names for Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate:
  • Glycasil (trade name) 
  • Troysan KK-108a
  • Germall Plus (when used in combination with Diazolidinyl Urea) 
  • Butyl-3-lodo-2-Propynylcarbamate
  • Carbamic Acid, Butyl-3-lodo-2-Propynyl Ester
  • IPBC
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