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Which of the following harmful toxic compound is present in cosmetics?

(a) Aluminium

(b) Parabens

(c) Oxygen

(d) Nitrogen

I got this question during an interview.

My question is based upon Microalgal Culture topic in portion Biotechnological Approaches of Microalgal Culture of Environmental Biotechnology

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The correct choice is (b) Parabens

Best explanation: Paraben is a neurotoxin compound which is carcinogenic to human body whereas AL, O2 and N2 are not harmful to humans. Recently, parabens were banned from usage in any cosmetic products.

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