Preservative-Phenoxyethanol + CG

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Paraben Free Preservative -  Phenoxyethanol + CG is a specialized blend of Phenoxyethanol in an emollient base of Caprylyl Glycol.

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Provides optimized protection against microbial growth, plus an added benefit of imparting exceptional feel to your finished product. The preservative function plus the caprylyl glycol makes it a true multi-functional ingredient, since the caprylyl glycol acts imparts moisturizing and good after feel n cosmetic and skin care formulations, plus it provides good viscosity modification in some formulations. 

  • Can be used in a wide range of personal care products. It can be used in both aqueous and anhydrous systems and emulsions.
  • Can be added directly to the formulation during pre- or post-emulsification at or below 100 F.
  • Compatible with most raw materials and is suitable for use in anhydrous formulations and emulsions, such as creams, lotions, salves, body butters, and body scrubs.


This preservative is not very water soluble and is NOT recommended for all water (100% Water) products.

Specifications 

Recommended usage levels: 0.5 - 1.5%.
Effective pH range: pH 4.0 - 8.0

INCI: Caprylyl Glycol (and) Phenoxyethanol

INCI Name

  • INCI Name: Caprylyl Glycol (and) Phenoxyethanol

Specifications

  • Appearance: Clear liquid
  • Odor: Neutral
  • Solubility: Not very soluble in water.
  • Effective pH range: 4.0-8.0 
  • Recommended Usage: 0.5-1.5%

Use in Cosmetics and Shampoo Crafting

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Storage

Keep in a cool (preferably below 85°F, the cooler the better), dark and dry storeroom.

Shelf Life

Under optimal storage conditions, in original unopened drums/containers, minimum two years.

Safety Data Sheet

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