Optiphen™ ND preservative

Chemistry: Preservatives

INCI: Pehnoxyethanol (and) Benzoic Acid (and Dehydroacetic Acid

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Ashland's progressive preservatives, featuring Optiphen™ and Rokonsal™ preservative product lines, are approved for use in all major markets, are compatible with a variety of formulations and are 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 ND preservative is sold as Rokonsal ND preservaive in EMEA.


Hair Care: Leave-on and Rinse-off formulations

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

pH: up to 6.4

Use levels:  .3% - 1.0%

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