germaben™ II | germaben™ II-e preservative

chemistry: antimicrobials

INCI/chemical name: Diazolidinyl Urea (and) Methylparaben (and) Propylparaben (and) Propylene Glycol

germaben™ II, a clear, viscous liquid, is a convenient, ready-to-use complete antimicrobial preservative system with broad spectrum activity. It minimizes the problems associated with incorporating solid parabens. The solubilized combination of germaben™ II preservative with methylparaben and propylparaben is effective against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria and against yeast and mold.

germaben™ II-e is a clear, viscous liquid preservative system designed for emulsion systems with oil phases greater than 25%. It includes a total concentration of 20% parabens predissolved in propylene glycol for easy and convenient addition to cosmetic formulations.

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features and benefits
  • broad-spectrum activity against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, yeast and mold


leave-on +++
rinse-off +++
wet wipes ++

+++ highly recommended, ++ recommended

use levels: 0.5-1.0%

max. temperature during production: Below 60°C

additional information

pH 3 - 7.5
regulatory compliance Brazil, Canada, China, EU, Mexico, US
technologies without halogen, without isothiazolinones, without phenoxyethanol
chemistry type with formaldehyde donor, with parabens

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