Optiphen™ preservatives

Chemistry: Preservatives

INCI: Phenoxyethanol (and) Caprylyl Glycol

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Optiphen™ preservatives are approved for use in all major markets, compatible with a variety of formulations and not based on paraben, formaldehyde or halogens. Effective against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, yeast and mold, they offer excellent heat stability, work across a wide pH window and are easily solubilized in water.

Optiphen 200 preservative and Optiphen 300 preservative are also available in NA and EMEA.


Hair Care:  Leave-on, Rinse-off

Skin Care:  Leave-on, Rinse-off, Wet Wipes

pH:  4-8

Use levels:  0.75% - 1.5% depending on the specific Optiphen product.


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