CAS No. 122-99-6, 70445-33-9
This product is a liquid preservative system consisting of phenoxyethanol, ethylhexyl glycerine and EDTA. It is considered to be a broad spectrum preservative effective against both Gram-positve and Gram-negative bacteria, yeast and mold.
The presence of ethylhexyl glycerine helps improve cell membrane tension thereby improving preservative effect of phenoxyethanol.
It is effective in destroying organisms in products already contaminated, a minimum contact time of 48 hours is necessary.
It is used in products containing natural raw materials (which have a greater risk for microbial contamination). This means it helps in keeping the shelf life of products extended.
It is recommended for use in:
- Creams, lotions, and serums
- Hair care products such as shampoos and conditioners
- Formulations containing natural raw materials
- Anhydrous skin care products
- Phenoxyethanol 89. 0%
- Ethylhexylglycerin 10.0%
- EDTA 1 percent
INCI: Phenoxyethanol (and) Ethylhexylglycerin and EDTA