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Is imidazlidinyl urea vegan?

Imidazlidinyl urea is potentially vegan - it can be derived from plants or animals. You should ask the manufacturer for more details.

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So, what is imidazlidinyl urea?

Imidazolidinyl urea is a synthetic organic compound commonly used in the cosmetic and personal care industries as a preservative. It works by releasing small amounts of formaldehyde over time, which helps prevent the growth of bacteria and fungi in products like shampoos, lotions, and makeup. Despite concerns about its potential to cause skin irritation and allergic reactions, imidazolidinyl urea is a popular preservative due to its effectiveness and low cost. However, some brands are now choosing to use alternative preservatives that are considered safer and more natural.

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