30 Jun '17, 10am

Researchers find sunscreen becomes toxic when exposed to chlorine

Researchers find sunscreen becomes toxic when exposed to chlorine

Scientists are now looking into a suitable alternative for avobenzone that won’t break down when exposed to chlorination or bromination of fresh and sea water. “Studying the products of transformation of any popular cosmetics is very important as very often they turn out to be much more toxic and dangerous than their predecessors,” said Lebedeve. “In principle, basing on such researches, one could obtain results, which could restrict or even put under a ban the usage of one or another product, and preserve

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