A multi-use, broad spectrum preservative system that is a combination of Organic acid and alcohol that can be added at room and elevated temperatures
Dehydroacetic acid & Benzyl alcohol are both Organic compounds which are accepted for use in natural cosmetics, offering a broad spectrum of stability at a wide range of pH. The Organic preservative compound is a non paraben, non-formaldehyde, non-isothiazolone based preservative system.
Products the the Organic Preservative compound is suitable for
Dehydroacetic acid & Benzyl alcohol is suitable for use in various cosmetic applications such as shampoos, conditioners, moisturisers, cream lotions, bubble baths, wet wipes and sunscreens. The Organic preservative compound makes it suitable for use in products containing other Organic ingredients.
Add the Organic Preservative compound at temperatures under 45c. The preservative has a slight yellowy to orange tinge which isn’t visible in creams, lotions and emulsified products. A small yellowy to orange tinge may be seen in clear foaming products. The Organic preservative compound has a low odour, though can interfere with scent of a formulation, so it is always best to check the scent compatibility with your essential oils. If you are looking for a very low scent alternative, then Sodium benzoate & Potassium sorbate may offer a better option. The preservative system is safe for use with products between a pH of 2 and 7.
The maximum usage level for Dehydroacetic acid and Benzyl alcohol in Cosmetic formulations within the EU is 1.1%
Not for internal use. Keep out of the reach of children. Keep away from eyes. Always test for compatibility with your formulation.
Dehydroacetic acid is prohibited for use in aerosols within the EU.
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- Weight: 0.01 kg
- Skin Properties: An internationally recognised Broad Spectrum preservation system that is accepted by regulatory authorities and cosmetic formulation companies worldwide. Benzyl alcohol and Dehydroacetic acid offers an easy w
- Skin Type: Normal Skin
- Key Benefits: Broad Spectrum Preservative
- HS Code: 29062100
- HS Description: Cosmetic Preservative
- HS Country: GB
- HS Composition: Water