n South African Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Review - Letter to the editor : letters

Volume 37, Issue 7
  • ISSN : 0257-2028



I wish to draw your attention to concerns I have with the 'Preservatives' article in the [May] issue of P&C Review. The article states that 'parabens are oestrogenic' and adds a qualifying statement to the effect that 'weight of evidence is building' of 'impact on fertility' and 'tumours need oestrogen to grow'. Contrary to the intended implication, a weaker oestrogen competitor will actually be protective.

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