Germall™ preservatives

Germall preservatives deliver efficient antimicrobial power to a wide variety of personal care products. Balanced, synergistic and boasting broad-spectrum protection, Germall 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, 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

Germall 115 preservative
INCI Name: Imidazolidinyl Urea

  • Very effective against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria
  • Effective over broad pH range: 3.0-9.0

 

 

Germall II preservative
INCI Name: Diazolidinyl Urea

  • Broad-spectrum activity against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria
  • Effective over broad pH range: 3.0-9.0

 

 

Germall Plus preservative
INCI Name: Diazolidinyl Urea (and) Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate

  • Broad-spectrum antimicrobial activity
  • Effective over broad pH range: 3.0-8.0

Liquid Germall Plus preservative
INCI Name: Propylene Glycol (and) Diazolidinyl Urea (and) Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate

  • Broad-spectrum antimicrobial activity
  • Effective over broad pH range: 3.0-8.0

Germall 115 preservative chemistry
Germall 115 preservative chemistry

 

Germall II preservative chemistry

Germall II preservative chemistry

 

Germall Plus preservative chemistry

Germall Plus preservative chemistry

Market Information

Markets

Application

Product Types or Functions

Personal Care
Hair Care, Skin Care, Sun Care
Preservative