In the Media

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ommonly Used Baby Wipes Are Causing Dermatitis In Australians,
Chris Pash - 3rd March 2014
“Disposable baby wipes are causing an increasing number of cases of allergic contact dermatitis in parents, carers and possibly their children, according to a research letter published in the Medical Journal of Australia.”
The full article can be found here: http://www.businessinsider.com.au/commonly-used-baby-wipes-are-causing-dermatitis-in-australians-2014-3

Disposable baby wipes linked to dermatitis, Bridie Smith - 3rd March 2014
In a research letter published in the Medical Journal of Australia on Monday, dermatologist Rosemary Nixon from the Skin and Cancer Foundation reports that an ingredient used to prevent bacterial infection in moist wipes is now the most common cause of dermatitis in patients sampled.
The full article can be found here: http://www.smh.com.au/national/health/disposable-baby-wipes-linked-to-dermatitis-20140302-33u15.html

How Baby Wipes Could Be Giving You Dermatitis, Chris Jager – 3rd March 2014
“A type of preservative commonly used in disposable baby wipes has been linked to a rise in allergic contact dermatitis, new Australian research has found.”
The full article can be found here: http://www.lifehacker.com.au/2014/03/how-baby-wipes-could-be-giving-you-dermatitis/

Say ‘No’ to Dermatitis and Skin Complaints with Chemical Free Cheeky Wipes Cheeky Wipes Australia, Cheeky Wipes Australia – 4th March, 2014
“Cheeky Wipes - the original washable baby wipes kit - today responded to the recent research letter published in the Medical Journal of Australia, regarding the rise in contact dermatitis cases caused by preservative methylisothiazolinone (MI), a common ingredient in many baby wipes and makeup removal wipes. As a lifelong sufferer of eczema and contact dermatitis, I find many disposable wipes products irritating and damaging to my skin, which is why I originally designed the Cheeky Wipes kit.”
The full article can be found here: http://www.newsmaker.com.au/news/29322/say-no-to-dermatitis-and-skin-complaints-with-chemical-free-cheeky-wipes#.VFJluzgcRMs

Disposable baby wipes linked to dermatitis, Yahoo!7– 3rd March 2014
“Dermatologists report an increasing number of skin allergies, claiming baby wipes are to blame. A new research paper claims that the most common cause of allergic contact dermatitis in Australia is an ingredient found in disposable baby wipes.”
The full article can be found here: http://au.lifestyle.yahoo.com/practical-parenting/all-about-parents/article/-/21786545/disposable-baby-wipes-linked-to-dermatitis/

Allergy to moistened wipes rising, Marti Leitch – 4th March 2014
“More and more people are developing an itchy, painful rash in an effort to stay clean.”
The full article can be found here: http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-03-allergy-moistened.html

Preservative In Wipes Could Lead To Rashes, Expert Warns, Huffington Post 3rd May 2014
“Certain people who are allergic to a preservative found in some wipes -- including baby wipes and personal wipes -- could develop painful rashes as a result of the allergy”
The full article can be found here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/03/05/wipes-rashes-methylisothiazolinone-preservative-mi_n_4899016.html

Baby wipes linked to dermatitis, Amelia Bloomfield - 3rd March 2014
“A common preservative used in disposable baby wipes is causing a rash of skin complaints among parents and carers.”
The full article can be found here: http://www.motherandbaby.com.au/baby/health-and-nutrition/2014/3/disposable-baby-wipes-linked-to-skin-rashes-dermatitis/