Galaxolide is a synthetic polycyclic musk used in perfumes and other personal care products. However, it and other polycyclic musks accumulate in tissues and may break down the body's defenses against toxic substances. Galaxolide and other fragrance additives have been found in tissues in fish taken from US and German waterways.
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