EHPnet: Global Surveillance

1998 Environmental Health Perspectives  
Forum patients. They say EDTA causes the same effects in higher doses. The authors also state that the addition of the preservatives was not preceded by safety studies, and they cite evidence that, indeed, the preservatives do not prevent bacterial contamination. Leslie Hendeles, a professor of pharmacy and pediatrics at the University of Florida who coauthored the study, says, "The preservatives don't prevent bacterial contamination, so they don't appear to have any benefits, and can actually
more » ... , and can actually cause harm."
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