Germaben™ preservatives

Germaben preservatives deliver efficient antimicrobial power to a wide variety of personal care products. Balanced, synergistic and boasting broad-spectrum protection, Germaben preservatives are compatible with many other cosmetic ingredients. Approved for use in most countries, these preservatives are effective at low doses and can be used to bolster other preservatives. For more information, contact carepreservatives@ashland.com.

Application Information

Applications

Description

Benefits

Hair Care

Suggested applications include conditioners, gels, mousses, novel stylers, shampoos, styling lotions/creams.

  • Delivers broad-spectrum protection
Skin Care

Suggested applications include body care, color cosmetics, face and body washes, facial care and wipes.

  • Delivers broad-spectrum protection
Sun Care

Suggested applications include after-sun, self-tanning, and sunscreen applications.

  • Delivers broad-spectrum protection

Document Library

Product Literature(publicly available)

Additional Product Literature

Safety Data Sheets

Technical Information

Formulations and Solution Properties

Germaben II preservative
INCI Name: Propylene Glycol (and) Diazolidinyl Urea (and) Methylparaben (and) Propylparaben

  • Broad-spectrum activity against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, yeast and mold
  • Effective over broad pH range: 3.0-7.5

Germaben II-E preservative
INCI Name: Propylene Glycol (and) Diazolidinyl Urea (and) Methylparaben (and) Propylparaben

  • Broad-spectrum activity against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, yeast and mold
  • Effective over broad pH range: 3.0-7.5

Germaben M preservative
INCI Name: Propylene Glycol (and) Diazolidinyl Urea (and) Methylparaben

  • Broad-spectrum activity against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, yeast and mold
  • Effective over broad pH range: 3.0-7.5

Germaben II & II-E preservative chemistry

Germaben II & II-E preservative chemistry

 

 

 

 

 

Germaben M preservative chemistry

Germaben M preservative chemistry

Market Information

Markets

Application

Product Types or Functions

Personal Care
Hair Care, Skin Care, Sun Care
Preservative